Attack of the Puppet People (1958)

Terror Comes In Small Packages!

I watched the 1958, American International Pictures[1], science fiction horror film “Attack of the Puppet People” on Svengoolie. Secretary Sally Reynolds is grateful to her seemingly kind boss, Mr. Franz when he introduces her to a dapper young man, Bob. Little does she know that Franz is more than a doll maker. He is really a merciless mad scientist who fights off loneliness by shrinking people and forcing them to serve as his living dolls. But, when he shrinks Sally and her new beau, they refuse to be his playthings and escape into a dangerous world that towers over them.

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“Frankenstein” (1931)

Oh, in the name of God! Now I know what it feels like to be God!

I watched the original 1931 Universal Pictures Corp. horror movie “Frankenstein” on Svengoolie. The movie was produced by Carl Laemmle Jr. (founder of Universal Studios and head of the production from 1928 to 1936) and directed by James Whale (The Old Dark House, The Invisible Man, Bride of Frankenstein). The story was written by Mary Shelley (she published the story, also called The Modern Prometheus in 1818). Svengoolie pointed out that without this movie there would have been no Herman Munster nor Franken Berry!

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