The Monolith Monsters

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Monolith Monsters (1957, USA) is a Science Fiction film directed by John Sherwood

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Main Details

  • Released in 1957
  • B & W
  • Running time: 77 minutes
  • Production and Distribution Co.: Universal Pictures
  • Directed by John Sherwood
  • Produced by Howard Christie
  • Screenplay by Norman Jolley, Robert M. Fresco, Jack Arnold
  • Starring Grant Williams, Lola Albright, Les Tremayne, William Schallert
  • Narrated by Paul Frees (uncredited)
  • Music by Henry Mancini, Irving Getz, Herman Stein
  • Cinematography Ellis W. Carter
  • Edited by Patrick McCormack

Plot Summary

  • Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a sleepy Southwestern desert community.

Taglines

  • Mammoth skyscrapers of stone thundering across the earth!
  • From Outer Space They Came - Meteor Borne, Meteor Strange!
  • Now The Amazing Monolith Monsters Reveal Powers Shocking Beyond Belief!
  • The most startling science fiction concept ever brought to the screen!
  • Stranger Than Anything Science Had Ever Discovered As Thrill Crowds Upon Thrill!
  • THIS WAS THE DAY THE MONOLITH MONSTERS ATTACKED THE EARTH! (original print ad - all caps)
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