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The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 26 April 1956 (USA)
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A scientist captures the Creature and turns him into an air-breather, only for him to escape and start killing.

Director:

John Sherwood

Writers:

Arthur A. Ross (story) (as Arthur Ross), Arthur A. Ross (screenplay) (as Arthur Ross)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jeff Morrow ... Dr. William Barton
Rex Reason ... Dr. Thomas Morgan
Leigh Snowden ... Marcia Barton
Gregg Palmer ... Jed Grant
Maurice Manson Maurice Manson ... Dr. Borg
James Rawley James Rawley ... Dr. Johnson
David McMahon ... Captain Stanley
Paul Fierro Paul Fierro ... Morteno
Lillian Molieri ... Mrs. Morteno
Larry Hudson Larry Hudson ... State Trooper
Frank Chase Frank Chase ... Steward
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Storyline

In this third Gill-Man feature, the Creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist. This makes the Creature very unhappy, and he escapes, killing people and setting fires in the process. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Taglines:

Beauty and the Man-Beast from a lost world! (Title lobby card). See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Creature Walks Among Us See more »

Filming Locations:

Wakulla Springs, Florida, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Don Megowan, at 6'6", was the tallest and heaviest Creature in the series. His Creature wore a shirt and pants to emphasize his muscularity. See more »

Goofs

When the creature jumps into the boat, he is shot in the left side of his chest with a spear - then a moment later the spear is on the right side. See more »

Quotes

Dr. William Barton: What are you shooting at, you fool? I want him alive!
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Connections

Follows Revenge of the Creature (1955) See more »

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Yet another great addition to our monster movie collection
26 April 2004 | by TenkunSee all my reviews

"The Creature Walks Among Us" may not be everyone's cup of tea, but as a monster movie fan, I enjoyed it. It continues is the same vein (and vein-tearing) of the previous two "Black Lagoon" films, but while the level of violence, mayhem, and male protagonists goes down, there's more contemplation, "philosophy," and questioning the nature of the creature. It maintains the aura of man vs. nature, but a bit more intellectual than the other two. A good way to end the series, methinks. The acting, of course, isn't exactly its strong point, but in that aspect, it differs little from its predecessors. I must say, the creature's makeover into a more-man-than-gill is done with astonishingly good special effects- considering the time in history and the resources at hand. Overall, if you liked "The Creature from the Black Lagoon," you're bound to like this deeper, more eerie sequel, which is a little less blatant and a little more figure-it-out-yourself.


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