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The Monster Mash: Creature from the Black Lagoon

“There are many strange legends in the Amazon.”

The Gill-Man from Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) is the first new classic Universal monster we’ve discussed since 1941’s… 574 more words

Horror

October 17: Happy Birthday Felicity Jones and Eminem

Felicity Jones turns 33 today.  She began acting in her teens, and for several years worked in British television, not making her film debut until 2008.  1,205 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Psychic Killer (1975)

Actor Ray Danton stays strictly behind the camera to serve as director for this Greydon Clark story that may be a low budget horror outing but one that has plenty to offer including a cast where viewers can easily play “spot the star.” 687 more words

Daily Take

Julia Adams and a creature from a black lagoon

Julie Adams: born Betty May Adams 17 October 1926, Waterloo Iowa; Miss Little Rock 1946; on screen 1949 – 2007, including “Creature from the Black Lagoon” (1954 – as Julia Adams); “The Jimmy Stewart Show” (TV 1971-72); “Murder She Wrote” (TV 1987-1993). 34 more words

American

Julie Adams in a starry swimsuit

Julie Adams: born Betty May Adams 17 October 1926, Waterloo Iowa; Miss Little Rock 1946; on screen 1949 – 2007, including “Creature from the Black Lagoon” (1954 – as Julia Adams); “The Jimmy Stewart Show” (TV 1971-72); “Murder She Wrote” (TV 1987-1993). 34 more words

American

Julie Adams in a tropical swimsuit

Julie Adams: born Betty May Adams 17 October 1926, Waterloo Iowa; Miss Little Rock 1946; on screen 1949 – 2007, including “Creature from the Black Lagoon” (1954 – as Julia Adams); “The Jimmy Stewart Show” (TV 1971-72); “Murder She Wrote” (TV 1987-1993). 34 more words

American

A Geezer Remembers; Old Yellers.

One night while watching an exquisite double feature on TCM (Creature From the Black Lagoon and Tarantula), I was able to put aside, for a moment, the fashion questions posed by these flicks (Julie Adams’ stunning white bathing suit – white always being the sensible choice for swimming in the Amazon – and Mala Powers’ inexplicable white gloves in a crusty desert town with dirt roads), and consider the respective screaming techniques of those actors. 583 more words