The Hideous Sun Demon

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Hideous Sun Demon (1958, USA) is a Horror-Science Fiction film directed by Robert Clarke and Tom Boutross.


Main Details

  • Released on August 29, 1958 (Amarillo, TX premiere)
  • B&W
  • Running time: 74 minutes
  • Production Co.: Clarke-King Enterprises
  • Distribution Co.: Pacific International Enterprises
  • Directed by Robert Clarke and Tom Boutross
  • Written by E.S. Seeley Jr. (screenplay), Doane R. Hoag (additional dialogue), based on an original idea by Robert Clarke and Phil Hiner.
  • Starring: Robert Clarke, Patricia Manning, Nan Peterson

Plot Summary

  • After exposure to radiation, an atomic research scientist finds himself changing into a murderous, lizard-like creature every time he is exposed to sunlight.
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