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Monster a-Go Go
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Director:
Writers:
Jeff Smith (screenplay) &
Dok Stanford (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
July 1965 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The picture that comes complete with a 10-foot-tall monster to give you the wim-wams! See more »
Plot:
A space capsule crash-lands, and the astronaut aboard disappears. Is there a connection between the missing man and the monster roaming the area? Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
My head hurts See more (107 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Philip Morton ... Col. Steve Connors (as Phil Morton)
June Travis ... Ruth
George Perry
Lois Brooks
Rork Stevens
Peter M. Thompson ... Dr. Chris Manning (as Peter Thompson)
Robert Simons
Barry Hopkins
J. Stewart Taylor ... Truck Driver (as Stu Taylor)
Lorri Perry ... Girl at Dance
Del Clark
Art Scott
Leonard Gelstein
Aviva Crane ... Convertible Driver
Dean Tompis
Jim Bassler
Rick Paul
Henry Hite ... Frank Douglas / Monster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Herschell Gordon Lewis ... Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Rebane ... Boyfriend at Dance / Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Bill Rebane 
Herschell Gordon Lewis (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Jeff Smith (screenplay) &
Dok Stanford (screenplay) &
Bill Rebane (screenplay)

Herschell Gordon Lewis (additional dialogue) (as Sheldon Seymour)

Produced by
Herschell Gordon Lewis .... producer (as Sheldon S. Seymour)
Henry Marsh .... assistant producer
Bill Rebane .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Frank Pfeiffer (director of cinematography)
 
Production Design by
Herschell Gordon Lewis  (as Seymour Sheldon)
 
Makeup Department
Lillian Toth .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
William Johnson .... second unit manager
Andy Romanoff .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
J. Stewart Taylor .... assistant director (as Stu Taylor)
 
Sound Department
Paul Allen .... chief sound engineer
George Turek .... sound recordist
Howard Warren .... sound mixer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Merigail Moreland .... wardrobe
Barbara J. Rebane .... wardrobe (as Barbara Rebane)
 
Editorial Department
Alex Ameri .... editorial supervisor (as Peter Guilfhoyle)
Thomas Casey .... editorial supervisor
 
Other crew
Ray Foster .... production assistant
Leonard Gelstein .... production assistant
Bobby Vercruse .... crew chief (as Robert Vercruse)
Seymour Zolotareff .... production assistant
 

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70 min
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Director Bill Rebane began shooting the film in 1961, but ran out of money. Years later, director Herschell Gordon Lewis bought the incomplete film to team it with Moonshine Mountain (1964) as a double feature. Lewis filmed some additional footage, added narration (which he did himself), and released it in 1965. Many of the actors didn't come back for later filming, which explains why most of the characters disappear without explanation. One actor changed so much that he ended up playing his own brother.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: At the beginning, the Captain's lapels have infantry insignia (crossed rifles). Later, they change to Artillery (crossed canons). His left arm patch has the Nike Hercules system (nuclear defense), so his insignia should stay Artillery.See more »
Quotes:
Narrator:With the telegram, one cloud lifts, and another descends. Astronaut Frank Douglas, rescued, alive, well, and of normal size, some 8000 miles away in a lifeboat. With no memory of where he has been, or how he was separated from his capsule. Then who, or what...See more »

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44 out of 52 people found the following review useful.
My head hurts, 18 April 2000
Author: Progbear-4 from Northern CA

I'd be hard-pressed to find a more painful film. Nausea-inducing camera twists, seemingly random editing (try and find a scene that has anything to do with the one that preceded it), bad lighting, bad acting, nonexistent writing and a lack of *anything* that makes a good, or coherent film. Add to all that one of the lamest twist endings in cinema history, with out any sort of plot to justify it, and you have one infuriating film. It was so difficult to sit through, I was almost in tears by the end. One of those films you can't enjoy on any level, even as camp.

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