“Monster Attack” is a podcast dedicated to old “Monster Movies,” the ones we all grew up with and fell in love with. These are the films that opened up a new world of scary creatures, sci-fi wonders and frightening tales of the supernatural. Former radio personality Jim Adams re-visit a time when radioactive dinosaurs threatened Tokyo, werewolves terrorized the population at large and mad scientists conducted hideous experiments in large mansions.
Murders In The Rue Morgue
Jim and Mark discuss a classic Universal horror film from 1932, "Murders In The Rue Morgue," starring Bela Lugosi Sidney Fox, Leon Ames, Ben Roach and Arlene Francis. Based on the Poe short story, the film deals with a strange sideshow attraction featuring a gorilla that takes a liking to a young woman (Fox). Lugosi shines as a scientist wanting the woman for an experiment. Find out more on this week's episode of "Monster Attack!"
The Satan Bug
Mark Maddox joins Jim for a discussion of a 1965 Sci-Fi Thriller from Director John Sturges, "The Satan Bug," starring George Maharis, Ann Francis, Richard Basehart, Dana Andrews, Ed Asner and Frank Sutton. A secret government weapons facility is comprised and a deadly virus is stolen. Agents have little time to meet the demands of the thieves before suffering extreme consequences. Find out more on this episode of "Monster Attack!"
Jim reflects on a film that greatly influenced him as a child - 1961's "The Innocents," starring Deborah Kerr, Pamela Franklin, Martin Stephens, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins and Michael Redgrave. A woman hired as a governess for two children who are living on a massive estate, finds what appears to be two spirits haunting the premises. Are they a threat to the children or the product of a repressed imagination/ Find out on this episode of "Monster Attack!"
The Terminal Man
Jim examines a 1974 Sci-Fi film based on a novel by Michael Crichton, "The Terminal Man," starring George Segal, Joan Hackett, Richard A. Dysart. Donald Moffett, Jill Clayburgh and Norman Burton. A man prone to violence as a result of injuries from a car crash agrees to an experimental procedure that creates an unexpected result. Find out more on this week's episode of "Monster Attack!"
Jim discusses his #1 "Guilty Pleasure" - "Grizzly," starring Christopher George, Andrew Prine, Richard Jaeckel, Joan McCall, Joe Dorsey and Harvey Flaxman. A rogue Grizzly bear is hunting humans in a National Park. Should officials close the park and risk all those tourist dollars? Forest Ranger Mike Kelly (George) and the Park Supervisor (Dorsey) go head-to-head while the bodies mount up. And where is Chief Brody when you need him? Find out on this week's episode of "Monster Attack!"
Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea (1961)
Jim examines a 1961 Sci-Fi Classic from Irwin Allen, "Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea," starring Walter Pidgeon, Robert Sterling, Barbara Eden, Joan Fontaine, Peter Lorre, Michael Ansara, Del Monroe and Mark Slade. The "Seaview," a hi-tech submarine invented by Adm. Harriman Nelson races to save the planet against the orders of the government. It's a race against time to save humanity on this episode of "Monster Attack!"