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?
The MAD magazine seen in the room of one of the kids is issue #71, from June 1962, which could very well still be laying around in a boy's bedroom a few months after release. It features Alfred E. Neuman in the center of a target. See more
The LP "The First Family" is seen in the record rack to the right of the phonograph when the boys are removing the Lenny Bruce LP from the record player. "The First Family" was recorded in October, 1962, the same time that the Cuban missile crisis was going on, and it had not yet been released. See more
No monsters? Hell.
Where did he get that?
[nodding to the TV, where minutes earlier Dennis was watching Adlai Stevenson's speech
After the credits are complete, we are treated to a quick snippet from "MANT" with the Cathy Moriarty character pining, "Oh, Bill". See more
References The Tingler
from Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Arranged and Conducted by Dick Jacobs
Courtesy of MCA Records See more