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Beware! The Blob (1972)

GP  -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  21 June 1972 (USA)
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A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the local hippies, kittens, and bowlers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bobby Hartford (as Robert Walker)
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Lisa Clark
Richard Stahl ...
Edward Fazio
Richard Webb ...
Sheriff Jones
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Hair Stylist
Godfrey Cambridge ...
Chester Hargis
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Young Hobo
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Leslie
Marlene Clark ...
Mariane Hargis
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Joe, Ape-Suited Party Guest
J.J. Johnston ...
Deputy Kelly Davis
Danny Goldman ...
Bearded Teenager
Rockne Tarkington ...
Deputy Williams
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Scoutmaster Adleman
Tiger Joe Marsh ...
The Naked Turk
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A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the local hippies, kittens, and bowlers.

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The movie that J.R. shot! (2000 US DVD release) See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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A Chip Off the Old Blob  »

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The only feature film ever directed by actor Larry Hagman, whose only previous efforts in the director's chair were three episodes of I Dream of Jeannie (1965). See more »

Goofs

When Lisa supposedly drives at top speed in a panic through the town in her truck, you can see cars traveling on an overpass behind her truck at twice the speed she is, indicating the filmmakers simply filmed her driving normally and then sped the film up. See more »

Quotes

Unidentified rabblerouser: Hippie, schmippie!
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Beware! The Blob
by Mort Garson
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A Campy, Corny, Comic sequel to the original.
31 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

More of a comedy than a horror flick with an all-star cast in this rarely seen 1972 sequel to the original 1958 "The Blob". This version starts out as a mysterious substance in a sealed container that reads "Specimen--keep frozen", which a man brings home and puts in the freezer. Then his wife, not knowing what's inside it, leaves it out on the counter where it escapes and begins to grow and reak havoc across town. Two teenagers set out to try and warn people of it's approach, but nobody, including the local police, wants to take them seriously, until they see it swallowing up everyone and everything in it's path. Starring Larry Hagman, Burgess Meredith, Shelley Berman, Dick Van Patton, Carol Lynley & Cindy Williams.


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