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Zontar the Thing from Venus

Zontar the Thing from Venus (1967) starring John Agar
Zontar the Thing from Venus (1967) starring John Agar Zontar the Thing from Venus tells the story of an alien (Zontar) that takes advantage of a brilliant, disillusioned scientist. To make Earth, a paradise, of course. Once Zontar’s conquered it. And killed everyone who stands in the way...
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Daughter of Dr. Jekyll

Daughter of Dr. Jeyll (1957) starring Gloria Talbott, John Agar, Arthur Shields
Daughter of Dr. Jeyll (1957) starring Gloria Talbott, John Agar, Arthur Shields Daughter of Dr. Jekyll – a young woman discovers that she’s secretly the daughter of Dr. Jekyll. And shortly after, a series of vicious murders start …
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Revenge of the Creature [John Agar]

Revenge of the Creature (1955) starring John Agar, Joan Bromfield, Lori Nelson
Revenge of the Creature (1955) starring John Agar, Joan Bromfield, Lori Nelson Revenge of the Creature. Determined men travel back up the Amazon to capture the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Once found the Creature is stunned by dynamite. Then, the gill-man is transported to Marineland (in Florida)...
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Hand of Death [John Agar]

Hand of Death (1962) starring John Agar, Paula Raymond
Hand of Death (1962) starring John Agar,  Paula Raymond,  Stephen Dunne Hand of Death is a B-grade monster movie. It deals with a scientist who creates a paralyzing nerve gas. After a lab accident, his touch becomes lethal.
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The Magic Carpet [Lucille Ball]

The Magic Carpet, starring Lucille Ball and John Agar
The Magic Carpet (1951), starring Lucille Ball and John Agar I’ve just finished watching The Magic Carpet with my children, having DVR’ed it earlier.  How can I describe this movie?  The word “cheesy”comes to mind; it’s a very typical Arabian Nights-style story, with an evil man overthrowing (and...
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Attack of the Puppet People

Attack of the Puppet People (1958) starring John Agar, June Kenney, John Hoyt - produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon
Attack of the Puppet People (1958) starring John Agar, June Kenney, John Hoyt – produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon Attack of the Puppet People is a surprisingly enjoyable film by Bert I. Gordon, who lived up to his initials of B.I.G. A lonely doll maker, who can’t...
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Tarantula

Tarantula! John Agar, Maria Corday, Leo G. Carroll
Tarantula! (1955) John Agar, Maria Corday, Leo G. Carroll   You can run and you can hide but there is no escaping the sci-fi classic Tarantula about a science experiment gone horribly wrong! When biochemist Leo G. Carroll decides to feed the world by using a special growth formula...
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Century of Science Fiction

Century of Science Fiction
Editorial review of Century of Science Fiction courtesy of Amazon.com Century of Science Fiction – Hosted by internationally acclaimed horror-meister Christopher Lee, this remarkable 5-DVD set features the very best of science fiction and fantasy from a century of cinematic magic, told in 26 haunting half-hour shows. Trace...
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Invisible Invaders

Invisible Invaders (1959) starring John Agar, John Carradine
 Invisible Invaders (1959) starring John Agar, John Carradine, Jean Byron, Philip Tonge, Robert Hutton When stock footage attacks! Actually,  Invisible Invaders is a better movie than that.  It’s clear upon watching that it was done on a shoestring budget, with ample use of stock footage, footage from documentaries,...
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Journey to the Seventh Planet

Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962) starring John Agar, Greta Thyssen
Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962) starring John Agar, Greta Thyssen Synopsis of Journey to the Seventh Planet   Journey to the Seventh Planet is a campy science fiction movie.  It’s set in the “distance future” of 2001. In this utopia, the United Nations now rules the planet. And poverty and...
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