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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Creature from the Black Lagoon is a 79-minute 1954 black-and-white science fiction film created and produced by Universal-International Pictures Inc. and directed by Jack Arnold and starring Richard Carlson, Julie Adams and Richard Denning. The Gill-Man was played by Ben Chapman when on land and Ricou Browning in underwater scenes. It was filmed and originally released in 3-D for polarized 3D-glasses (but mainly distributed for the red/green anaglyph spectacles, showing an inferior 3D-effect, and marketed as an A-film. It is considered a classic of the 1950s.

A paleontology expedition along the Amazon River discovers the fabled Black Lagoon and its prehistoric menace, a fish-human hybrid. The explorers capture the creature after it kills their native guides, but it escapes. It then returns to kidnap the female research assistant (Adams) and carries her away to its lair where others rescue her.

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