This Island Earth – USA, 1955

This Island Earth is a 1954 [released 1955] American science fiction feature film directed by Joseph M. Newman and Jack Arnold [uncredited] from a screenplay written by Franklin Coen and …

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Indestructible Man – USA, 1955

‘The screen’s 300,000 volt shocker!’ Indestructible Man is a 1955 American science fiction horror feature film produced and directed by Jack Pollexfen (The Neanderthal Man; Captive Women; The Man from Planet X) …

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Half Human – Japan, 1955 – reviews

‘1400 pounds of frozen fury that moves like a man!’ Half Human, originally released in Japan as Jūjin Yuki Otoko (獣人雪男, literally: “Monster Snowman”), is a tokusatsu film produced and released by Toho in 1955. The …

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King Dinosaur – USA, 1955 – reviews

King Dinosaur is a 1955 American science fiction film starring William Bryant and Wanda Curtis with narration by Marvin Miller. It was directed over a seven-day period by Bert I. Gordon and was his debut. The screenplay was written by Tom Gries based …

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Tarantula – USA, 1955 – reviews

‘Giant spider strikes! Crawling terror 100 feet high!’ Tarantula is a 1955 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Jack Arnold (The Incredible Shrinking Man; Creature from the Black Lagoon; It Came from …

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Les Diaboliques aka Diabolique – France, 1955 – overview

Les Diaboliques, released as Diabolique in the United States and The Fiends in the UK, is a 1955 French psychological thriller film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and starring Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot and Paul Meurisse. It is based on the novel Celle qui …

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Bride of the Monster – USA, 1955 – reviews

‘The screen’s master of the weird… in his newest and most daring SHOCKER!’ Bride of the Monster is a 1955 American science fiction horror film produced, directed and co-written by Edward D. Wood, Jr. (Plan …

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