A showman introduces a small coastal town to a unique movie experience and capitalises on the Cuban Missile crisis hysteria with a kitschy horror extravaganza combining film effects, stage props and actors in rubber suits in this salute to the B-movie. Written by
Keith Loh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Lawrence Woolsey presents the end of civilization as we know it. Make that... Proudly Presents!
Did You Know?
Woolsey International Pictures is an homage to American International Pictures, one of the most prolific producers of low-budget sci-fi and horror movies that was once home to both Roger Corman
and Samuel Z. Arkoff
. Its library is now controlled by MGM. The name of the company is even more of an obvious homage to Woolner Bothers Pictures, run by Lawrence, Bernard, and David Woolner, who later went on to form Dimension Pictures. See more
When Lawrence and Gene are walking out of the Hardware store they encounter a handicap curb cut, which of course did not exist in 1962. See more
[Lawrence Woolsey describes his movie-making philosophy
A zillion years ago, a guy's living in a cave. He goes out one day, Bam! He gets chased by a mammoth. Now he's scared to death, but he gets away. And when it's all over with, he feels great.
Well yeah, 'cause he's still living.
Yeah, but he knows he is. And he feels it. So he goes home, back to the cave, the first thing he does,
[Waving his hand on a brick wall to show cave-drawing of Woolly Mammoth
... he does a drawing of the mammoth. ...
After the credits are complete, we are treated to a quick snippet from "MANT" with the Cathy Moriarty character pining, "Oh, Bill". See more
Written by Lee Pockriss
& Lyn Duddy
Performed by Shelley Fabares
Courtesy of Rhino Records See more