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Director:
Writers:
Blair Robertson (written by) and
Joseph F. Robertson (written by)
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Release Date:
24 February 1966 (Mexico) See more »
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Up from the bowels of the earth come...
Plot:
After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis. See more » | Full synopsis »
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Vintage drive-in fare with slime monsters See more (31 total) »

Cast

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Robert Hutton ... Tom Gregory

Les Tremayne ... Norman Tolliver
Robert Burton ... Prof. Galbraith

Susan Hart ... Lisa Galbraith
William Boyce ... Cal Johnson

Judee Morton ... Bonnie Galbraith
John Close ... KTTV Reporter Vince Williams
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Finch Abrams ... Bum in Theater (uncredited)
Bob Herron ... Slime Person (uncredited)
Jock Putnam ... Slime Person (uncredited)
Tracy J. Putnam ... Dr. Timothy Brough (uncredited)
Blair Robertson ... Mrs. Castillo (uncredited)
Joseph F. Robertson ... Bum in Theater (uncredited)
Fred Stromsoe ... Slime Person (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Hutton 
 
Writing credits
Blair Robertson (written by) and
Joseph F. Robertson (written by) (as Vance Skarstedt)

Produced by
Edward Finch Abrams .... associate producer
Donald J. Hansen .... associate producer
Joseph F. Robertson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lou Frohman  (as Lou Froman)
 
Cinematography by
William G. Troiano (director of photography) (as William Troiano)
 
Film Editing by
Donald Henderson  (as Don Henderson)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Martin .... second unit director
Herb Willis .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Mike Ezzes .... property master
 
Sound Department
Rod Sutton .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Harry Woolman .... special effects
Charles Duncan .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bob Herron .... stunts
Fred Stromsoe .... stunts
Bob Miles .... stunt double: Robert Hutton (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Breslaw .... lighting
James Crabe .... camera operator
Pat O'Mara .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tom Holland .... costumes
 
Editorial Department
Lew Guinn .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Paul Sawtell .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Bert Shefter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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76 min
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The only film directed by Robert Hutton, who continued acting in England, where he wrote the script for Persecution (1975), starring Lana Turner (because he didn't like cats).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Lisa goes into the fog to search for Tom and the professor, she is empty-handed, having left her purse in the car. When she re-emerges she is carrying her purse in her right hand.See more »
Quotes:
Cal Johnson:[during attempted television broadcast] If anybody's listening, this is no joke!See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Vintage drive-in fare with slime monsters, 22 June 2013
Author: MartianOctocretr5 from Redondo Beach, CA

Good for vintage drive-in movie fans, or MST3K fans. It's one of the cheaper and more amateurishly done films of that ilk, but the makers of the movie approached it with zeal, and it has that goofy charm so inherent to these drive-in B-features.

Creatures from underneath LA emerge with an attitude, a hunger to kill, and a fog machine that would make any 70's disco the place to be. The fog's effect on what is visible on the screen has to be seen to be believed. One of my favorite fog-bank moments was a fight between two humans and a group of slime creatures. You hear grunts behind swirls of smoke, but who's winning? Who knows?

Anyway, we travel with a scientist, his two daughters, and two hero guys they meet. The girls and guys quickly get romantic, and the slime people chase them all over the place. The acting is questionable, but I've seen far worse. The characters are likable enough, and the plot rolls along nicely, with some routine monster movie elements. Well, when there's no fog and you can see, anyway.

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