The Blob (1958)

I watched the 1958 horror movie The Blob on Svengoolie. A meteor crashes to earth and this old man, Olin Howland (appeared in about 200 movies from 1918-1958), finds it and the blob, which was inside, attaches to his hand. Steven McQueen (would be known as Steve from here on) and Aneta Corsaut (Helen Krump from the Andy Griffith Show) try to help him and horror ensues. The theme song is written by Burt Bacharach and Mack David and performed by The Five Blobs. Steve McQueen was offered $2500 dollars or 10% of the movie profits. He took the $2500 and ran but to his surprise the movie grossed over 4 million dollars. Soon he got a big break starring in the TV western “Dead or Alive“. I like this movie and will give it 3.8 out of 5 stars. To read more check out Wikipedia, IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes.

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Author: Doyle

I was born in Atlanta, moved to Alpharetta at 4, lived there for 53 years and moved to Decatur in 2016. I've worked at such places as Richway, North Fulton Medical Center, Management Science America (Computer Tech/Project Manager) and Stacy's Compounding Pharmacy (Pharmacy Tech).

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