Thursday, July 16, 2009

Be afraid, be very afraid



One of my favorite movies as a child, "Creature from the Black Lagoon," is slated to be remade. Let's hope it's more than a special-effects extravaganza. I'm guessing the maker of this creature also was a fan of the 1954 film. The skin is the red tape an electrician might use, the eyes are sheet-metal screws and the whole thing is slathered in liquid rubber, giving it an appropriately icky feel.

2 comments:

  1. hey kevin, you KNOW where the original was filmed, doncha? WAKULLA SPRINGS, the sweetest little corner of oldness you're likely to find...love yr blog BTW...!

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  2. Eileen, thanks so much for the movie history and for looking at the blog. I always find it interesting what brings the comments and what doesn't.

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