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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.

Jun 18, 2018

Jim examines one of the most successful regional productions from 1959 - Ray Kellogg's cult classic "The Killer Shrews," starring James Best, Ken Curtis, Ingrid Goude, Gordon McLendon and Baruch Lumet. A research project goes horribly wrong on a remote island, stranding a group of people with a hungry horde of giant...


Jun 11, 2018

Jim takes a look at a film that had been lost for several years, Edward Bernds' 1958 Sci-Fi Thriller "Space Master X-7," starring Bill Williams, Lyn Thomas, Paul Frees, Robert Ellis and Moe Howard. An extraterrestrial fungus from a space probe threatens the entire planet. A woman who may be unknowingly carrying it has...


Jun 4, 2018

Madeline Brumby is back to talk with Jim about Jack Arnold's signature film, 1954's "Creature From The Black Lagoon," starring Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning, Whit Bissell and Nestor Paiva. It's the ultimate tale of "Beauty and the Beast" told in Jack Arnold's incredible. Why has this film fascinated so...


May 28, 2018

Jim examines a film he considers one of the all-time greatest "monster movies" that came out of the 50s - 1958's "The Fly," starring Al (David) Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Charles Herbert, Herbert Marshall and Kathleen Freeman. A brilliant scientist suffers an unimaginable fate when his teleportation...


May 21, 2018

One of those films that left an long-lasting image on Jim and many of the "Monster Attack!" listeners is under the spotlight this week - 1959's "The Manster," starring Peter Dyneley, Jane Hylton, Jerry Ito, Tetsu Nakamura and Terri Zimmern. An American foreign correspondent unwittingly becomes the subject of a...