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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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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

By Barry P. on Apr 7, 2024 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1956) Directed by Fred F. Sears; Written by Bernard Gordon and George Worthing Yates; Screen Story by Curt Siodmak; Suggested by “Flying Saucers from Outer Space,” by Major Donald E. Keyhoe; Starring: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum and Grandon Rhodes; Available ... Read full article

Double Take: The Fly

By Barry P. on Mar 21, 2022 From Cinematic Catharsis

The Fly (1958) Directed by Kurt Neumann; Written by James Clavell; Based on the short story by George Langelaan; Starring: Al “David” Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall, Kathleen Freeman and Charles Herbert; Available on DVD and Blu-ray Rating: **** The Fly (1... Read full article


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

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Quotes from

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

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

Andre Delambre: Help me! Help meeee!

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Facts about

This became the biggest box office hit for director Kurt Neumann, but he never knew it. He died a month after the premiere, and only a week before it went into general release.
The lab set cost only $28,000 and included some surplus Army equipment.
Uncredited producer Robert L. Lippert was able to make additional money from the success of this film. His own company, Regal Films, produced Space Master X-7 which 20th Century Fox used as the cofeature for this film.
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