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Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discovers a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one in the expedition, with whom it has fallen in love.

    - Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>
  • After Dr. Carl Maia finds unique skeletal remains, a group of scientists led by David Reed head down the Amazon to see if other remains can be found. They have little luck at first until hearing that further downriver lies the Black Lagoon where other fossils might be found. They get more than they bargained for when they discover a living prehistoric creature - a half-man, half amphibious reptile - that doesn't take kindly to their attempts to capture him. The creature takes a liking to Kay Lawrence and kidnaps her but goes to war against the scientists and won't let them leave the lagoon.

    - Written by garykmcd / edited by statmanjeff
  • A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

    - Written by Glen_Chapman

Synopsis

Introduction: As the narrator reads the Genesis story of the Creation, we see images on the screen. Opening scene In the jungles of the upper Amazon...

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