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The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966)

 -  Sci-Fi | Horror  -  19 May 1966 (USA)
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Operation Deep Freeze, a scientific expedition to Antarctica discovers unusual tree specimens. When specimens are shipped out for further study, the trees are accidentally introduced to a ... See full summary »

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Anthony Eisley ...
Lt. Charles Brown
Billy Gray ...
CPO Fred Twining (as Bill Gray)
Bobby Van ...
Ens. Rutherford Chandler
Pamela Mason ...
Marie - Scientist
Walter Sande ...
Dr. Arthur Beecham
Edward Faulkner ...
Bob Spaulding
Phillip Terry ...
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David Brandon
Kaye Elhardt ...
Diane
Taggart Casey ...
Warrant Officer Holly Hollister
Russ Bender ...
Chief Warr. Off. McBride
Mike Sargent
Del 'Sonny' West ...
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Operation Deep Freeze, a scientific expedition to Antarctica discovers unusual tree specimens. When specimens are shipped out for further study, the trees are accidentally introduced to a south seas Navy base, soon revealing themselves to be killer, acid-secreting monsters that live by night. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Acid-Bleeding Creatures Cremate the Human Race! See more »

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Monsters of the Night  »

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The airplane heading to the island is a C-47 Skytrain, the military version of the civilian DC-3. The film of the plane crash-landing on the runway is that of a C-46 Commando. See more »

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Nora Hall: If that tree was planted at the warm springs, how did it get here?
Dr. Arthur Beecham: In plain English, it walked here.
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35 Years Wasted - Thanks to the Censor
9 September 2002 | by (Newcastle upon Tyne, England) – See all my reviews

My following views only make sense, in the 'sense' that I'm a UK resident: Back in 1966, I took my little brother to a fleapit cinema to see a NEW movie with the come-on title THE NIGHT CRAWLERS. I was 14, he was 11 - and I was sneaking him in on a regular basis to catch up on horror movies.(That title was the UK title for NAVY VS NIGHT MONSTERS).

Every time something was about to happen, the film 'jumped' to the next scene. We came away deeply dissatisfied, believing that despite the obvious deficiencies of the movie, the stuff that had obviously been 'cut' must have been really, REALLY horrible. I should add that I was already a fan of the source novel: Murray Leinster's THE MONSTER FROM EARTH'S END. Call me 'picky' - but the point of the novel is that you don't know WHAT the hell is attacking the naval crew (Big shades of HP Lovecraft's AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS).The movie poster tells you straight away- - so why bother with the mystery in the movie.

35 Years later, I purchased a copy of the uncut video.

So THAT'S what they cut: A crewman having an obviously false arm pulled off by a man-eating plant, and Bobby Van being pulled into a pantomine tree. (Hmmm - in retrospect, we might have really gone for that in 1966). P.S.) To a former reviewer, the pilot goes mad 'cause the plant squirts acid in his face.

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