THIS OVER-THE-TOP HISTORY IS THE DEFINITIVE RETROSPECTIVE ON UNIVERSAL’S HORROR AND SCIENCE FICTION MOVIES OF 1951-1955
After laying eyes on the new book, Universal Terrors 1951-1955: Eight Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Films, all I can say is, “Wow.” Well, I can say more than that; there wouldn’t be anything to read here if I really couldn’t. Publisher McFarland has hit another home run with this 440-page resource that, with a $49.95 cover price, or at any price, is a true bargain.
If you are a fan of The Strange Door (1951), The Black Castle (1952), It Came from Outer Space (1953), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), This Island Earth (1955), Revenge of the Creature (1955), Cult of the Cobra (1955) and/or Tarantula (1955), and who of you reading this aren’t, you must have this book.
In chapters devoted to each movie, ranging from 44 to 84 pages, there…
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