The Monolith Monsters (1957)

Mammoth skyscrapers of stone thundering across the earth!

I watched the 1957  Universal-International, science-fiction/horror movie “The Monolith Monsters” on Svengoolie. It was produced by Howard Christie (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man, Abbott and Costello Go to Mars, Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops, Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy, and TV such as Wagon Train, The Virginian, Larado) , and directed by John Sherwood (The Creature Walks Among Us).

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The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

I watched the 1957 Universal International horror/sci-fi movie “The Incredible Shrinking Man” on Svengoolie. After going through a strange fog, while boating, Robert “Scott” Carey begins to slowly shrink after a few months. The movie was produced by Albert Zugsmith (Touch of Evil, High School Confidential, Confessions of an Opium Eater) and directed by  Jack Arnold (It Came From Outer Space, Creature From the Black Lagoon, Revenge of the Creature, Tarantula!, High School Confidential).

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The Thing That Couldn’t Die (1958)

I watched the 1958 Universal International black and white motion picture The Thing That Couldn’t Die on Svengoolie. Jessica has the power to use her divining forked stick to find water, and other items like a watch or wedding ring. This time she finds a buried copper chest, with writing in it, and she knows it is evil and should not be opened. The ranch hand gets the slow witted handyman to break into the box, before an archeologist can get there to examine it, where he finds a disembodied head that telepathically controls his mind.

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