Alligator People

Alligator People

The Alligator People (1959) starring Beverly Garland, Richard Crane, Lon Chaney Jr.

Synopsis of The Alligator People

In The Alligator People, a young wife (Beverly Garland) is abandoned by her husband on their wedding day. Distraught, she traces him to his ancestral home in the bayous of Louisiana, where, amid the swamps and deadly undergrowth, she discovers a terrible secret. Her husband was saved from death by an experimental medical procedure involving serum derived from alligators and now he’s developing horrifying side-effects. She’ll face any danger to help him but soon discovers her love may not be enough.

The Land Unknown (1957) starring Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson, William Reynolds, Henry Brandon, Douglas Kennedy

The Land Unknown

The Land Unknown (1957) starring Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson, William Reynolds, Henry Brandon, Douglas Kennedy

 The Land Unknown is one of those science fiction movies where good acting is undercut by truly terrible special effects.  At its heart, it’s The Lost World – but with several interesting twists, including a very different character stranded there.