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The Fly (1958) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Kurt Neumann and produced by Kurt Neumann and Robert L. Lippert.

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By Dan Day, Jr. on Aug 8, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Another first-time watch for me. This is the third classic "Fly" movie, after THE FLY and RETURN OF THE FLY, which were made in America in the late 1950s. CURSE OF THE FLY wasn't produced until 1965, and it was made in England. The co-producer was low-budget movie maven Robert Lippert, and the direc... Read full article

Monsters and Matinees: Still buzzing about ‘The Fly’ trilogy

By Toni Ruberto on Feb 8, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

It?s easy to think of the 1958 film The Fly in two words: ?help me.? That phrase ? often said in a silly high-pitched voice meant to mimic the film ? is from an iconic moment that still brings chills today. It’s so popular that the actors even signed autographs with “help me.” S... Read full article

Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Flying House (1921, Winsor McCay)

By Andrew Wickliffe on May 28, 2018 From The Stop Button

The Flying House does a lot in its eleven minute runtime. First and maybe foremost?it?s questionable given where the film ends up?it?s a successful, ambitious format change for the Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend comic strip. Adapted by its creator, McCay?who?s got his twenty-five year-old son, Robert, ... Read full article

Silent Sunday – The Flying House (1921)

By Michael on Mar 4, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Since Sunday tends to be a day of quiet and reflection for many people, it seems an appropriate day to celebrate silent movies. But in keeping with the “day of rest” theme, I’m just going to post this without any commentary and just sit back and let you enjoy.... Read full article

The Fly (1958)

By Beatrice on Sep 16, 2016 From Flickers in Time

The Fly Directed by Kurt Neumann Written by James Clavell from a story by George Langelaan 1958/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon Prime Helene Delambre: I cannot answer that question; coffee, Inspector? This glossy technicolor horror flick is genuinely creepy. ?I sup... Read full article

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François Delambre: No, Helene and Andre believed in the sacredness of life. They wouldn't harm anything... not even a fly.

François Delambre: You've commited murder just as much as Helene did. You killed a fly with a human head. She killed a human with a fly head.

Insp. Charas: Did your brother ever experiment with animals?

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Facts about

Part of the laboratory set was Emerac, the computer from Fox's production Desk Set.
"The Fly" was originally a story by George Langelaan that appeared in the June 1957 issue of Playboy magazine.
Patricia Owens has a real fear of insects. Director Kurt Neumann used this by not allowing her to see the makeup until the "unmasking' scene.
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