The monolith monsters
(Blu-ray)

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Published
Los Angeles, CA : Shout Factory, 2019.
ISBN
9786317819610, 6317819610
Rating
Not rated.
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Format
Blu-ray
Physical Desc
1 Blu-ray disc (approximately 77 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
00826663199130, 826663199130

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
General Note
Special features: new audio commentary by film historian/author Tom Weaver and film music historian David Schecter; new audio commentary by film historian/author Mark Jancovich (Rational Fears: American Horror in the 1950s); theatrical trailer; still gallery.
Creation/Production Credits
John Sherwood, director; Howard Christie, producer; Robert M. Fresco, story, screenplay; Norman Jolley, screenplay; Jack Arnold, story; Ellis W. Carter, cinematographer; Patrick McCormack, film editor; Irving Gertz, Henry Mancini, Herman Stein, music.
Participants/Performers
Grant Williams, Lola Albright, Les Tremayne, Phil Harvey, Trevor Bardette, Troy Donohue, Paul Frees, William Schallert.
Description
A giant meteor crashes to Earth near the small town of San Angelo and local geologist Ben Gilbert (Phil Harvey, The Deadly Mantis) brings a fragment back to his lab for testing. Shortly afterwards, fellow geologist Dave Miller (Grant Williams, The Leech Woman) arrives to find the lab filled with rocks ... and Ben is dead ... his body turned completely to stone! Now in a desperate race against time, Dave and Professor Arthur Flanders (Trevor Bardette, Death Valley Days) must unlock the secret of the deadly rocks from outer space before they turn the world to stone and destroy mankind! Also featuring Lola Albright (Peyton Place), William Schallert (The Man From Planet X), and Troy Donahue (Monster On The Campus), The Monolith Monsters ratchets up the "tension and suspense ... and the actors really put it across to the viewer, creating a very compelling film" (The Telltale Mind)!
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
Blu-ray; 1080p; High-Definition Widescreen 1.85:1 & 2.00:1; region A; DTS-HD Master Audio Mono; requires Blu-ray player.
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BLU-RAY
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sherwood, J., Christie, H., Jolley, N., Fresco, R. M., Arnold, J., Gertz, I., Mancini, H., Stein, H., Williams, G., Albright, L., Tremayne, L., Bardette, T., Donahue, T., Frees, P., & Schallert, W. (2019). The monolith monsters. Los Angeles, CA: Shout Factory.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

John Sherwood et al.. 2019. The Monolith Monsters. Los Angeles, CA: Shout Factory.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

John Sherwood et al., The Monolith Monsters. Los Angeles, CA: Shout Factory, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sherwood, John, et al. The Monolith Monsters. Los Angeles, CA: Shout Factory, 2019. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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