Creature From The Black Lagoon

Carlson, Richard

SKU: 025192187803

UPC 025192187803
Release Date 2013-06-04
Studio Universal Studios Home Video
Discs 1
Length 80
Format B&W
MPAA Rating G (MPAA)
Synopsis A research team digging in the Amazon comes across the fossilized hand of a human fish creature. That night, the creature emerges from the swamp to kill. So begins one of the more recognizable classics of the science fiction and horror genres. Shot originally in 3-D, this has been a late-night TV hit for decades. The hand makes its way back to the oceanographic institute and soon conscientious scientist David Reed (Richard Carlson), greedy scientist Mark (Richard Cunha) and the beautiful girl they fight over, Kay (Julia Adams) are heading up the Amazon to find more fossils. Instead, of course, they run into the real thing, and terror begins. While Mark and David fight over what to do next, the creature falls in love with Kay, and makes plans of his own. Island diver Ricou Browning plays the creature in the spectacular underwater scenes, the highlight being a beautifully creepy scene of Kay going for a swim, while the smitten creature swims along below her, transfixed. The pounding, horrific score is credited to conductor Joseph Gerhsenson but was actually written by a team of composers, including Henry Mancini.Originally released in 3-D. One of the first films to use sophisticated underwater footage. The underwater photography by Charles S. Welbourne was considered state-of-the-art at the time of the film's release. Joseph Gershenson's score became a standard on the TV series Creature Features. Fred Frank was the assistant director; Joan St. Oegger was the hairstylist. Additional cast: Bernie Gozier (Zee) and Henry Escalante (Henry)....By far the most famous movie monster of the '50s...An obvious influence on JAWS' opening scene, this sexually suggestive chiller deals with an Amazonian scientific expedition that discovers a scaly Gill Man.
Cast Bernard Herzbrun (Production Designer)
Hilyard Brown (Production Designer)
Hans J. Salter (Composer)
Henry Mancini (Composer)
Milton Rosen (Composer)
Richard Denning (Star)
Arthur Ross (Screenwriter)
Harry Essex (Screenwriter)
William Alland (Producer)
Whit Bissell (Star)
Julie Adams (Star)
Ricou Browning (Star)
Ben Chapman (Star)
Ted J. Kent (Editor)
Jack Arnold (Director)
Richard Carlson (Star)
Antonio Moreno (Star)
Syd Mason (Star)
Charles S. Welbourne (Director of Photography)
Robert Emmett Dolan (Composer)
Herman Stein (Composer)
Nestor Paiva (Star)
Maurice Zimm (Source Writer)
William E. Snyder (Director of Photography)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Note: Back to the black lagoon Production photographs Feature commentary by film historian Tom Weaver 100 years of Universal: the lot Trailer gallery Widescreen - 1.85 Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French DTS - English, French DTS HD Master Audio - English, French Subtitles - English, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.15000
Height 0.40000
Width 5.30000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Horror,Feature Film Action Adventure,Science Fiction
Attribute Additional Footage,Director Cast Commentary,Standard Screen
Product Code Movie

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