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Monster Attack

“Monster Attack” is a podcast dedicated to old “Monster Movies,” the ones we all grew up with and fell in love with. These are the films that opened up a new world of scary creatures, sci-fi wonders and frightening tales of the supernatural. Former radio personality Jim Adams re-visits a time when radioactive dinosaurs threatened Tokyo, werewolves terrorized the population at large and mad scientists conducted hideous experiments in large mansions.

Apr 16, 2018

 

Jim visits Bert I. Gordon's first foray into "Big-Monster" movie making while examining "King Dinosaur," starring William Bryant, Wanda Curtis, Douglas Henderson, Patti Gallagher and the voice of Marvin Miller (Robby The Robot). A strange planet shows up next to Earth prompting scientists to send a manned (and...


Apr 9, 2018

Jim explores the most frightening "Big Bug" film ever made - in his opinion - with a fearful look at Jack Arnold's 1955 classic, "Tarantula!," starring John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Ross Elliot, Nestor Paiva and Clint Eastwood. What can a small desert town to protect themselves from an enormous spider...


Apr 2, 2018

Jim looks at a 65-year old sci-fi cult classic from William Cameron Menzies, "Invaders From Mars," staring Jimmy Hunt, Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Hillary Brooke and Morris Ankrum. Pay close attention to cameo appearances by Frank Wilcox, Robert Shayne and Barbara Billingsley. A young boy sees a flying saucer land...


Mar 26, 2018

Jim explores the heights and depths of an ancient culture in 1956's cult classic, "The Mole People," starring John Agar, Hugh Beaumont, Cynthia Patrick, Nestor Naiva and Alan Napier. An expedition finds a a lost city located deep within a mountain that could be the basis for the story of "The Great Flood." But when...


Mar 19, 2018

Jim travels to one of our distant neighbors as he looks at the 1959 cult favorite, "The Angry Red Planet," starring Gerald Mohr, Nora Hayden, Jack Kruschen and Les Tremayne. The first manned mission to Mars leaves officials with several questions as to the reason(s) only two crew members survived - one suffering from...