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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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Some of the better special effects are recycled from Earth vs. the Flying Saucers.
Screenwriter Samuel Newman re-used the character name "Dr. Karol Noyman" (here played by Edgar Barrier) for an entirely different character played by John Carradine in the 1959 film Invisible Invaders, which Newman also wrote.
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.
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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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