Monster Attack

MONSTER ATTACK! is a podcast dedicated to old “Monster Movies,” the ones we all grew up with and fell in love with.

These are the films that opened up a new world of scary creatures, sci-fi wonders and frightening tales of the supernatural. Former radio personality Jim Adams re-visits a time when radioactive dinosaurs threatened Tokyo, werewolves terrorized the population at large and mad scientists conducted hideous experiments in large mansions.

Mark Maddox
Jim Adams
Madeline Brumvy
Clay Sayre

The Wasp Woman (Revisited)| Episode 348

On this Halloween Episode of MONSTER ATTACK!, The Podcast Dedicated To Old Monster Movies, Jim reflects again on a favorite from his early days of Monster Movie viewing, Roger Corman’s “The Wasp Woman.” This 1959 classic stars Susan Cabot, Barboura Morris, Anthony Eisley, Willian Roerick, Michael Mark, Frank Gerstie, Bruno,

Stranger From Venus| Episode 347

Jim discusses a 1954 Sci-Fi film that was not readily available in the U.S. for many years, “Stranger From Venus” aka “The Venusian,” starring Patricia Neal, Helmut Dantine, Derek Bond and Cyril Luckman. A strange man appears at a small inn with a dire warning for its residents concerning man’s

I Was A Teenage Werewolf | Episode 346

Jim takes another look at a classic 1957 Monster Movie that set in motion a series of “Teen Exploitation horror films – “I Was A Teenage Werewolf,” starring Michael Landon, Whit Bissell, Yvonne Lime, Barney Phillips, Malcom Atterbury, Joseph Mell and Guy Williams. A mad scientist uses a troubled teen

Fail Safe| Episode 345

Mark Maddox joins Jim for an in-depth discussion of Sidney Lumet’s critically acclaimed opus from 1964 “Fail Safe,” starring Don O’Herlihy, Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Frank Overton, Larry Hagman, Edward Binns, Fritz Weaver, William Hansen and Sorrell Brooke. A series of accidents causing a USAF bomber wing to head into

The Thing That Couldn’t Die| Episode 344

Jim revisits another favorite from his childhood by reflecting on 1957’s “The Thing That Couldn’t Die,” starring William Reynolds, Carolyn Kearney, Andra Martin, Peggy Converse, Jeffrey Stone, James Anderson, Carl Horvath and Robin Hughes. The head of a man accused of witchcraft in the 16th century is found and wrecks

The Brain From Planet Arous (Revisited)| Episode 343

Jim revisits his favorite “Brain” movie from his early days as a “Monster Kid,” 1957’s” The Brain From Planet Arous,” starring John Agar, Joyce Meadows, Robert Fuller, Thomas Browne Henry and Ken Terrell. An alien brain inhabits the body of renowned nuclear physicist with plans to conquer the people of

The Amazing Colossal Man (Revisited)| Episode 342

Jim revisits a classic 1957 Sci-fi from Bert I. Gordon, “The Amazing Colossal Man,” starring Glen Langan, Cathy Downs, William Hudson, Larry Thor, James Seay and Russ Bender. After surviving a plutonium blast, a man begins to grow at an incredible rate. Can doctors cure him before he becomes a

X The Unknown (Revisited)| Episode 340

Jim Revisits a classic 1957 Sci-Fi from Hammer, “X The Unknown,” starring Dean Jagger, Leo McKern, Edward Chapman, William Lucas, Marianne Brauns and Ian MacNaughtor. A creature from beneath the Earth’s crust and highly radioactive threatens mankind in its quest for food. Find out about Jim’s first taste of Hammer

This Island Earth (Revisited)| Episode 339

Jim revisits one of his favorite sci-fi movies from the mid 1950’s, “This Island Earth,” starring Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Faith Domergue, Lance Fuller, Russell Johnson and Douglas Spencer. Several scientists are recruited by the mysterious “Exeter” to work on positive uses of nuclear energy. But, something is not quite

The Land Unknown (Revisited)| Episode 338

Jim revisits a favorite Dinosaur film form his childhood, 1957’s “The Land Unknown,” starring Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson, William Reynolds, Phil Harvey, Henry Brandon, Douglas Kennedy and Tim Smyth. An expedition in Antarctica finds four people n a land that has been untouched for millions of years. Can they escape

Monolith Monsters (revisited)| Episode 337

Jim revisits a classic Universal Sci-Fi from 1957, “Monolith Monsters,” starring Grant Williams, Lola Albright, Les Tremayne, Linda Scheley and Trevor Bardette. Following a meteor strike near a small town in the desert, residents begin dying in a mysterious way. A government geologists races against time to stop the threat.

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