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Release Date:
26 April 1956 (USA) See more »
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The second sequel to The Creature from the Black Lagoon! See more »
Plot:
In this third Gill-Man feature, the Creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist... See more » | Add synopsis »
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My favorite in the trilogy (and uderrated) See more (45 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Jeff Morrow ... Dr. William Barton
Rex Reason ... Dr. Thomas Morgan
Leigh Snowden ... Marcia Barton
Gregg Palmer ... Jed Grant
Maurice Manson ... Dr. Borg
James Rawley ... Dr. Johnson

David McMahon ... Capt. Stanley
Paul Fierro ... Morteno
Lillian Molieri ... Mrs. Morteno
Larry Hudson ... State Trooper
Frank Chase ... Steward
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ricou Browning ... The Gill Man (in water) (uncredited)
Don Megowan ... The Gill Man (on land) (uncredited)

Directed by
John Sherwood 
 
Writing credits
Arthur A. Ross 

Produced by
William Alland .... producer
 
Original Music by
Irving Gertz (uncredited)
Henry Mancini (uncredited)
Heinz Roemheld (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Maury Gertsman 
 
Film Editing by
Edward Curtiss 
 
Art Direction by
Alexander Golitzen 
Robert Emmet Smith  (as Robert E. Smith)
 
Set Decoration by
John P. Austin 
Russell A. Gausman 
 
Makeup Department
Joan St. Oegger .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup supervisor
Vincent Romaine .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Lew Leary .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph E. Kenney .... assistant director
James Curtis Havens .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Julius Rosenkrantz .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Robert Pritchard .... sound
Peter Berkos .... sound editor (uncredited)
Robert L. Bratton .... sound editor (uncredited)
George Hoagland .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
James Jackson Jr. .... stunt double: Gregg Palmer (uncredited)
Al Wyatt Sr. .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Clifford Stine .... special photography
Russ Franks .... key grip (uncredited)
Max Nippell .... gaffer (uncredited)
Eddie Pyle .... camera operator (uncredited)
Lew Schwartz .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Richard Walling .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jay A. Morley Jr. .... gown supervisor
Roger J. Weinberg .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... music supervisor
Hans J. Salter .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Herman Stein .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jack Kevan .... creature design
Adele Cannon .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Leon Charles .... dialogue director (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
78 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 | USA:Approved (PCA #17742) | USA:Unrated (video rating) | West Germany:16 (nf)

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Trivia:
Actually, the gill man survives in the first two movies. This is evidenced by the fact that even though the last scene shows him sinking, apparently dead, it is never made absolutely clear he is. Also, the fact he is alive in the same lagoon in "Revenge of the Creature" and brought back to civilization, shows he survived the injuries from the first film. No dialog indicates that he is not the same creature, or that there was more than one Gill man. Same as with the ending of "Revenge of the Creature", where the last scene is of him sinking again, this time in the waters of Florida. When "The Creature walks among us" begins, the creature is still in Florida waters when he is captured again. This proves that in the first two films, the Gill man actually survives in the end. In all truth, it can be assumed that he doesn't not survive in the end of "Walks among us", because it ends with the creature entering the ocean, trying to return to the world he knew, but because he no longer has his gills at this point, the audience can draw the conclusion that he ended up going to his death by drowning.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): A biologist describes the Creature as being "half a centimeter taller than the average adult male"...while showing a chart of both where the Creature looks half a meter taller than an adult human.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Thomas Morgan:... because we all stand between the jungle and the stars, at a crossroads. I think we better decide what brings out the best in humankind, and what brings out the worst, because it's the stars or the jungle.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Roman Candles (1966)See more »

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17 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
My favorite in the trilogy (and uderrated), 6 October 2000
Author: mord39 from New York

MORD39 RATING: *** out of ****

Why Oh Why do so many fans never let go of an original film and denounce any improvement that might be made? While the original film is a classic of the fifties, I think that was purely because it was the first (a distinct advantage most first films in a series have!)

The second film was only "okay," and was a rehash of the first one. But why I like #3 so much is due to the daring change made to the Creature himself. He looks truly menacing and powerful when he becomes a land being, but more importantly he becomes much more human-like. We get to see how docile he truly is, and how it turns out to be that destructive animal known as Man who really makes him wild.

When the Creature DOES get wild in this one, he's a REAL killing machine! The rampage he goes on in this movie still packs a jolt for me.

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