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,
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.