The Giant Gila Monster (1959) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • A couple of teenagers are reported missing in a small Texas town, and it is thought they eloped. Sheriff Jeff turns to his friend, Clarence Winstead, a garage mechanic and leader of a hot-rod gang for help. A series of tragic motor accidents occur and it becomes apparent that a giant gila monster is roaming the area and depleting the town of its citizens and passer-throughs, including two hot-rodding teen-agers. And might have plans on attending the BIG record-hop party.

    - Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>
  • A small town in Texas finds itself under attack from a hungry, fifty-foot-long gila monster. No longer content to forage in the desert, the giant lizard begins chopming on motorists and train passengers before descending upon the town itself. Only Chase Winstead, a quick-thinking mechanic, can save the town from being wiped out.

    - Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>
  • A giant lizard terrorizes a rural Texas community with a heroic teenager attempting to destroy the creature.

    - Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>


We open with a narration and a sweeping view of a river wash. A couple, Pat Wheeler (Grady Vaughn) and his girlfriend...

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