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The Giant Claw (1957) was a Fantasy - Horror Film directed by Fred F. Sears and produced by Sam Katzman.

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Classics of the Corn: The Giant Claw (1957)

By Lindsey on May 23, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Some B-movies are dull, some are hilariously bad, and some walk the line between “so-bad-it’s-good” and brilliant. The Giant Claw belongs to that last type — incredibly?corny, and at the same time 100% enjoyable. The film opens with some paranoid narration about how the world... Read full article


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Lt. Gen. Edward Considine: It's hard to come up with answers when you don't even know what the question is.


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The producers originally planned to use a stop-motion model created by Ray Harryhausen for the bird. However, due to budgetary limitations they were forced to use a marionette.
The poster artists were purportedly not shown the puppet nor any other artwork from the film's production and concluded that the monster was a giant eagle or hawk. Thus, the creature in the posters looks nothing like the beast in the film.
In 1957, Columbia Pictures theatrically distributed this film on a double bill with The Night the World Exploded.
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Also directed by Fred F. Sears




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Also produced by Sam Katzman




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Also released in 1957




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