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Sam Borowski (written by)
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First surfacing in 1954, the Gill-Man from CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON has been one of the most influential screen monsters... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Ben Chapman ... Himself

Julie Adams ... Herself

Daniel Roebuck ... Himself

Benicio Del Toro ... Himself
Arthur A. Ross ... Himself

Tom Savini ... Himself
Samuel M. Sherman ... Himself
Bob Burns ... Himself

Frank Dietz ... Himself

David J. Schow ... Himself
Scott Erhard ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ed Bowkey ... Himself
Kevin Clement ... Himself

Keith David ... Narrator
John Gilbert ... Himself
Rob Hauschild ... Himself

The Naked Cowboy ... Himself

Ginger Stanley ... Herself

Directed by
Matthew Crick 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sam Borowski  written by

Produced by
Sam Borowski .... producer
Matthew Crick .... producer
Keith David .... producer
Eric Rosenberg .... associate producer
 
Film Editing by
Steven James Creazzo (video)
Tony Hettinger 
Jeanne Rohrs 
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chet Marcus .... additional camera operator
Jason Melendez .... additional camera operator
Eric Rosenberg .... additional camera operator
 

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A Great Documentary From Start To Finish, 13 September 2004
Author: labonte29379 from SC

I have been a die hard Universal Monster movie fan for nearly twenty years. I was fortunate enough to get a ticket through a friend, and I was able to see this film screened in LA earlier in the year. Being such a devoted Monster fan it was a wonderful experience to see this awesome documentary. From start to finish it gives you everything you want to know about the most popular Universal Monster of the 50's THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON. Many of the highlights for me were the rare photos, the narration by the "GREAT" KEITH David. Also, you have the a clip from the COLGATE COMEDY HOUR with classic comedians BUD ABBOTT and LOU COSTELLO when they met the CREATURE on national television before the movie had went into theaters.

Also you have BEN CHAPMAN(the actor who played the Gill Man), his beautiful leading lady JULIE ADAMS as well. Plus, ARTHUR ROSS the screen writer for both CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, and the third and final entry CREATURE WALKS AMONG US. What I enjoy most of all is the depth this doc gives you on the history of this classic movie. You also see many fans from MONSTER CONVENTIONS from all over the USA. It's so great to see these stars signing autographs, and meeting fans at the shows. My favorite moment is when GILL MEN - BEN CHAPMAN (who did all the land scenes) and RICOU BROWNING (who did all the underwater scenes). When they finally meet each other and shake hands after 50 years. What a true magical moment to see these two together again after all these years. Just to see them enjoying a laugh together is a piece of movie history caught on film.

This documentary takes the time and goes into detail on the entire trilogy of CREATURE films. Which to me is just great, up until this point not much history had been brought up about the CREATURE. Now with this "GREAT" documentary we now have a detailed, highly entertaining look back at one of the most iconic monsters of all time. If you love Monster films, or if you just love films in general this is the one for you.

In closing just let me say that also in the doc. is Academy Award winner BENICIO DEL TORO, and DANIEL ROEBUCK as well. So, I strongly encourage every one of you to catch this wonderful, fun, and informative piece of work in this documentary CREATURE FEATURE: 50 YEARS OF THE GILL-MAN.

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