210 - KING DINOSAUR (1955; NR; 63m)


Shown with Short: 210S-X Marks the Spot

Ad: "See a Prehistoric World of Fantastic Adventure Come to Life!"

Ad: "You'll be SHOCKED!
You'll be STUNNED!
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Plot: Four astronauts land on a planet where they find iguana-like dinosaurs and a lemur (which is really a kinkajou), so they nuke the place.

Exec: Robert L. Lippert
(201-Rocketship X-M; 203-Jungle Goddess; 208-Lost Continent;
520-Radar Secret Service; 611-Last of the Wild Horses)
Prod/Dir: Bert I. Gordon*
Prod/Sto: Al Zimbalist (prod/107-Robot Monster)
Prod/Animal Sup: Ralph Helfer (Savage Harvest)
Assoc Prod: Joe Bushelman
Asst Dir: Robert Agnew (Master of the World)
Asst Dir: Elmer Decker (The Invisible Menace)
Scr: Tom Gries (Hunters of the Deep; dir/100 Rifles; Helter Skelter)
Sto: Bert I. Gordon (313-Earth Vs. The Spider; 414-Tormented)
Cin: Gordon Avil (Don't Knock the Twist; sound dir/107)
Ed: John Bushelman (523-Village of the Giants)
Ed: Jack Cornall (The Cat; sound fx/523)
SFX: Howard A. Anderson (104-Women of the Prehistoric Planet; 524-12 to the Moon; 623-The Amazing Transparent Man;
1010-It Lives By Night; Oscar nom/Tobruk)
Sound Sup: Rod Sutton (1010; K19-Hangar 18; 108-Slime People)
Score: Mischa Terr a.k.a. Manuel Francisco (320-The Unearthly;
607-Bloodlust; 610-The Violent Years; 613-The Sinister Urge)
Score: Louis Palance

Dr. Ralph Martin / Bill Bryant (Battle of Rogue River)
Dr. Patricia Bennett / Wanda Curtis
Dr. Richard Gordon / Douglas Henderson
(From Here To Eternity; The Manchurian Candidate)
Nora Pierce / Patti Gallagher (Top Secret Affair)
narrator / Marvin Miller (422-The Day The Earth Froze;
902-The Phantom Planet; TV's The Millionaire)

Trivia: Once again, stock footage from One Million B.C. is used. Besides KING DINOSAUR, Bronson Canyon was used for exterior shots in the filming of 107-ROBOT MONSTER; 311-IT CONQUERED THE WORLD; 315-TEENAGE CAVEMAN; 317-VIKING WOMEN; 319-WAR OF THE COLOSSAL BEAST; 404-TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE; and 701-NIGHT OF THE BLOOD BEAST.

BERT IRA GORDON, a.k.a. Mr. B.I.G., directed the most MSTed movies...eight! Besides this one, he did 309-AMAZING COLOSSAL MAN; 313-EARTH VS. THE SPIDER; 319-WAR OF THE COLOSSAL BEAST; 411-THE MAGIC SWORD; 414-TORMENTED; 517-BEGINNING OF THE END; and 523-VILLAGE OF THE GIANTS. He also produced or co-produced these films, and for most of them, did the special effects with his wife Flora. His other films are: 1956-The Cyclops; 1958-Attack of the Puppet People; 1960-The Boy and the Pirates; 1966-Picture Mommy Dead; 1970-How To Succeed with Sex; 1972-Necromancy (in which he directed the great Orson Welles!); The Mad Bomber; The Witching; 1976-Food of the Gods; 1977-Empire of the Ants (with Joan Collins); 1981-The Coming; 1984-Doing It; 1986-The Big Bet; 1989-Malediction; and 1990-Satan's Princess.

Last Updated: 6/20/1999

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