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Creature from the Black Lagoon : the legacy collection / Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Harry Essex and Arthur Ross ; story by Maurice Zimm ; produced by William Alland ; directed by Jack Arnold.

Carlson, Richard, 1912-1977 (Added Author). Adams, Julie, 1926- (Added Author). Denning, Richard, 1914-1998 (Added Author). Moreno, Antonio, 1887-1967 (Added Author). Essex, Harry J., 1910-1997 (Added Author). Ross, Arthur (Arthur A.) (Added Author). Zimm, Maurice. (Added Author). Alland, William, 1916-1997 (Added Author). Arnold, Jack, 1916-1992 (Added Author). Agar, John, 1921-2002 (Added Author). Nelson, Lori, 1933- (Added Author). Bromfield, John, 1922-2005 (Added Author). Berkeley, Martin. (Added Author). Morrow, Jeff, 1907-1993 (Added Author). Reason, Rex, 1928-2015 (Added Author). Snowden, Leigh. (Added Author). Universal-International (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Series Information

Legacy collection from Heritage West Books.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria HORROR CRE (Text) 37521530656059 AMPL Adult DVD Horror Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (Text) 34304000626412 Adult - DVD Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville DVD Cre (Text) 32604000154861 DCTPLD AD FIC DVD Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC CRE (Text) 37500002371470 Movies Available -
Paoli PL - Paoli DVD CRE 1054 (Text) 79593000030908 DVD Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield DVD Creature (Text) 78292000344606 SCI-FI, Horror & Fantasy DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1417011114
  • ISBN: 9781417011117
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (241 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
For the first time ever, the original Creature from the Black Lagoon film comes to DVD in this extraordinary Legacy Collection. Included in the collection is the original classic starring Richard Carlson, and two timeless sequels.
Special features: also includes Revenge of the creature (1955; 82 min.; staring John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield; screenplay by Martin Berkeley; produced by William Alland; directed by Jack Arnold) and The creature walks among us (1956; 79 min.; starring Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden with Gregg Plamer, Marice Manson; story and screenplay by Arthur Ross; produced by William Alland; directed by John Sherwood); Back to Black Lagoon hosted by film historian David J. Skal, this in-depth documentary examins the 50-year creature phenomenon and revisits the production of the classic movie and its sequels; film historians and cast members provide insightful commentary to Creature from the Black Lagoon (Tom Weaver), Revenge of the Creature (Lori Nelson, Tom Weaver and Bob Burns) and The Creature Walks Among Us (Tom Weaver and Bob Burns); original theatrical trailers for all films; production photographs.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, William E. Snyder; editor, Ted J. Kent.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno.
Summary, etc.:
"A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one of the expedition, with whom it has fallen in love"--Internet Movie Database.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
English dialogue, Spanish or French subtitles.
Subject: Monsters > Drama.
Lagoons > Drama.
Genre: Horror films.
Feature films.

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