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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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21 June 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Chip Off the Old Blob  »

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Trivia

Improvisation actor Del Close who appears as 'Hobo Wearing Eyepatch' would later play a much larger role as 'Reverend Meeker' in the 1988 remake of 'The Blob'. See more »

Goofs

On the uniforms worn by Scoutmaster Dick Van Patten's boys, no two troop members are wearing the same unit number. See more »

Quotes

Unidentified rabblerouser: Hippie, schmippie!
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Beware! The Blob
by Mort Garson
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User Reviews

 
Master, why do you not let me blink this thing away?
1 December 2005 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

After Maj. Nelson dreamed of Jeannie and before J.R. Ewing struck oil, the man who played them directed this silly movie (and has a small role in it). It basically has someone bringing the blob back from the North Pole, it gets defrosted, and...well, you can probably guess what happens from there.

"Beware! The Blob" definitely looks like the sort of movie that they made for fun. You can't take it seriously any more than you can take "I Dream of Jeannie" seriously (no offense to "IDOJ"; I love that show). The point is, this is one movie that you have to just accept as nice, goofy fun; it doesn't pretend to be anything else.


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