The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms is a 1953 science fiction monster movie. It was released on June 13, 1953, by Premier Productions. It was produced by Warner Bros. It made over $5 million, including $2.25 million in the United States in its first year.
|The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms|
|Directed by||Eugène Lourié|
|Produced by||Jack Dietz|
Hal E. Chester
|Screenplay by||Fred Freiberger|
|Music by||David Buttolph|
|Edited by||Bernard W. Burton|
|Distributed by||Premier Productions|
|June 13, 1953|
The movie was the first movie to show a monster being woken up or created by an explosion from an atomic bomb. Its success helped cause the creation of more monster movies in the 1950s such as Godzilla.
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- John JJ Johnson, Cheap Tricks and Class Acts: Special Effects, Makeup and stunts from the films of the Fantastic Fifties. McFarland & Company, 1995. Pg.61
- 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1953', Variety, January 13, 1954