Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) (3.5/4)

Creature from the Black Lagoon

A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one of the expedition, with whom it has fallen in love.

Directed by: Jack Arnold
The cast includes: Richard Carlson (Dr. David Reed), Antonio Moreno (Dr. Carl Maia), Ricou Browning (Gill-Man (in water)), Ben Chapman (Gill-Man (out of water)), Julie Adams (Kay Lawrence), Richard Denning (Dr. Mark Williams), Nestor Paiva (Lucas (captain of The Rita)), Whit Bissell (Edwin Thompson)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 79 minutes
Presented in: BW
Related titles: Revenge of the Creature (1955), Creature Walks Among Us, The (1956)
Related categories: Fab Fifties, Horror, Monsters on the Loose, Would be great in Color!

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