The Monster That Challenged the World (1957) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Arnold Laven and produced by Arthur Gardner and Jules V. Levy.
The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)By Beatrice on May 25, 2016 From Flickers in Time
The Monster That Challenged the World Directed by Arnold Laven Written by Pat Fielder; Story by David Duncan 1957/USA Gramercy Pictures First viewing/Amazon Instant Perhaps the greatest giant mollusk movie ever made. Lt. Comdr. John Twiliger (Tim Holt) is the new guy at the U.S. Navy base on the ... Read full article
The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)on Oct 19, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film
There’s something to be said about the 1950s science-fiction film. Their plots may have been coldly focused on issues of the time, lending them all an imitative air, but the acting and scripts, for the most part, never went for the easy laughs. In recent years the Mystery Science Theater crowd... Read full article
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Lt. Cmdr. John 'Twill' Twillinger: Guess what, Sandy, you can go swimming again.
Sandy MacKenzie: Can I?
Dr. Jess Rogers: From the instant they're born, they're hungry.
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The majority of the underwater scenes were shot at Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles. The close-ups were later filmed in a tank filled with water and plastic sea-weed.
The Salton Sea was formed from a Pre-dam flood of the Colorado River. The dam project that created Hoover Dam (boulder Dam) was a result of flood control. A boomtown grew around the lake, with all the typical real estate promotional hype. As the lake shrunk, and values dropped, the area became a near ghost town.
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