Creature from the Black Lagoon [the legacy collection]


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Universal City, CA : Universal, [2004].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (241 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


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Subtitle from container.
General Note
DVD release of the 1954 motion picture and two sequels released in 1955 and 1956.
General Note
Special features: "Back to Black Lagoon, " hosted by film historian David J. Skal, an in-depth documentary which examines the 50-year creature phenomenon and revisits the production of the classic movie and its sequels; film historians and cast members provide insightful commentary to Creature from the Black Lagoon (Tom Weaver), Revenge of the Creature (Lori Nelson, Tom Weaver and Bob Burns) and The Creature Walks Among Us (Tom Weaver and Bob Burns); original theatrical trailers for all films; production photographs.
Creation/Production Credits
Screenplay by Harry Essex and Arthur Ross ; story by Maurice Zimm ; directed by Jack Arnold (Creature from the Black Lagoon). Screenplay by Martin Berkeley ; story by William Alland ; directed by Jack Arnold (Revenge of the Creature). Story and screenplay by Arthur Ross ; directed by John Sherwood (The creature walks among us).
Creature from the Black Lagoon: Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno.
Revenge of the creature: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield.
The creature walks among us: Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden.
Creature from the Black Lagoon: In the upper reaches of the Amazon River, a scientific team discovers a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The creature is captured and falls in love with the female assistant of the leader of the research team. When the lonely creature escapes and kidnaps her, the scientist mounts an effort to reclaim his sweetheart and return the creature to his watery home.
Revenge of the creature: The Gill-Man is captured by scientists and transported to an aquarium in south Florida. He is attracted to the lovely female scientist, manages to escape, and kidnaps her.
The creature walks among us: The Gill-Man is captured once more and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist. This makes the creature very unhappy, and he escapes, wreaking havoc as he goes.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 mono; Region 1 .
In English, with Spanish or French subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Carlson, R., Adams, J., Denning, R., Agar, J., Nelson, L., Morrow, J., Reason, R., Arnold, J., & Sherwood, J. (2004). Creature from the Black Lagoon: [the legacy collection] . Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Richard Carlson et al.. 2004. Creature From the Black Lagoon: [the Legacy Collection]. Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Richard Carlson et al.. Creature From the Black Lagoon: [the Legacy Collection] Universal, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Carlson, Richard, et al. Creature From the Black Lagoon: [the Legacy Collection] Universal, 2004.

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