Creature From The Black Lagoon
Starring Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, António Moreno, Nestor Paiva, Whit Bissell, Bernie Gozier, Henry Escalante
Directed by Jack Arnold
How I made it this long without ever watching this classic, I’ll never know. I regret that I have only just met the amphibious Creature recently.
A classic that ranks right up there with the other Universal classics like Dracula and The Wolf Man, Creature From The Black Lagoon is a must-see for all fans of horror cinema. A group of scientists discover a fossilized hand, and decide to search for more evidence of this supposedly prehistoric Creature. Instead of more fossils, they find the merman himself, and several are killed by the Creature, who views them as a threat to his own survival.
The director builds a great deal of suspense at the beginning of the film, not allowing the viewer to…
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