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Creature from the Black Lagoon (5-Mar-1954)

Director: Jack Arnold

Writers: Harry Essex; Arthur Ross; Maurice Zimm

Producer: William Alland

Keywords: Horror, 3D

Fossil hunters in a remote part of the Amazon Basin find a specimen that has characteristics both human and fish. They travel upriver to the "Black Lagoon" finding there that the Gill Man still lives, and is decidedly rankled with the humans who want to capture it. Intelligent script, some underwater photography, regarded as a classic of the 1950s monster/horror genre.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Julie Adams
17-Oct-1926   Paula Denning on Capitol
Whit Bissell
25-Oct-1909 5-Mar-1996 The Time Tunnel
Richard Carlson
29-Apr-1912 24-Nov-1977 The Creature from the Black Lagoon
Richard Denning
27-Mar-1914 11-Oct-1998 Gov. Grey on Hawaii 5-O
Antonio Moreno
26-Sep-1887 15-Feb-1967 Spanish-American character actor
Nestor Paiva
30-Jun-1905 9-Sep-1966 Tarantula


Richard Carlson   ...   David Reed
Julie Adams   ...   Kay
Richard Denning   ...   Mark Williams
Antonio Moreno   ...   Carl Maia
Nestor Paiva   ...   Lucas
Whit Bissell   ...   Dr. Thompson
Bernie Gozier   ...   Zee
Henry Escalante   ...   Chico


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