Yes, you’ve seen “THE ATTACK OF THE 50 FOOT WOMAN” about as many times as I have, though I may have the jump on you being a Baby Boomer and have been watching old sci~fi films a little longer than you. I hope with this Halloween post here, you’ll let me take you through this great ol’ cult classic through my own bloodshot, candy corned eyes. I’ll be all over the map, not in much chronological order. But no matter. You know this movie…you’ve seen this movie…and you’ll know what I’m talking about ‘cuz there’ll be spoilers galore . . .
Blog of the Darned plays host to this weekend’s blogathon: BLOGATHON FROM ANOTHER WORLD where bloggers explore their favorite science fiction films. You’ll see some loftier choices by clicking onto the banner on the left. My choice? Oh I’m going the Schlock route. This is NOT a put-down. I LOVE Schlock! I find these B films loads of fun. They’re like eating a bag of potato chips or Twizzlers. It may not be nutritious, but it fills you up. My contribution to the blogathon is a triple header starring 1950’s beauty Mara Corday. No, her film career was not very distinguished, but she was a gorgeous gal, married to actor Richard Long from 1957 until his death in 1974 ( having three children with him ) and acquits herself very nicely in the movies and television she did do. She’s believable. This is Mara Corday. And she looks a darned sight better than the monsters in these sci-fi films I’ll talk about.
I am joining A Shroud of Thoughts’ blogathon and will talk about one of my favorite tv episodes from Rod Serling’s “The Twilight Zone.”