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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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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


The Ray Harryhausen Blogathon: EARTH VS. THE FLYING SAUCERS

By Dan Day Jr. on Jul 12, 2016 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

In the mid-1950s, master special-effects animator Ray Harryhausen was involved in a number of low-budget black & white movies which featured a particular creature--THE BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS, IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA, and 20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH. 1956's EARTH VS. THE FLYING SAUCERS does... Read full article


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Andre Delambre: [about the cat killed by the transporter] She disintegrated perfectly, but never reappeared.
Helene Delambre: Where's she gone?
Andre Delambre: Into space... a stream of cat atoms...
[sighs]
Andre Delambre: It'd be funny if life weren't so sacred.


Insp. Charas: I shall never forget that scream as long as I live...


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


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The teleportation that causes Andre and the fly to switch atoms is never seen.
The lab set cost only $28,000 and included some surplus Army equipment.
This was such a success at the box office that it became one of Fox's biggest hits of 1958.
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