Horror Films – Photos (1950-1959)

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Here’s a collection of campy horror films from the 1950s.

Above photo: “The cobra has a fascination. It’s like looking death in the face.”Cult of the Cobra (1955).



Neanderthal Man 1953

“I’ll give you proof! I’ll show you proof such as no man has ever had!” — The Neanderthal Man (1953)


Robot Monster 1953“Humans, listen to me. Due to an error in calculation, there are still a few of you left.” — Ro-Man from Robot Monster (1953)




"If we are successful, I shall have a super female spider with a thinking and reasoning brain. A creature that may some day control the world." -- line from Mesa of Lost Women (1953). Bizarre Los Angeles.“If we are successful, I shall have a super female spider with a thinking and reasoning brain. A creature that may some day control the world.” — line from Mesa of Lost Women (1953). With Robert Knapp and Tandra Quinn.



Target Earth“It’s horrible! They must have weapons we’ve never even dreamed of!”Target Earth (1954). With Richard Denny and Kathleen Crowley.



Killers From Space 1957

“Those eyes! Those HORRIBLE eyes!”Killers from Space (1954)


Creature from the Black Lagoon kissing

On the set of Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954). The Gill-Man was actually played by two people: the dry land creature was played by Ben Chapman and the underwater creature was played by Ricou Browning.



Gill-Man Creature from the Black Lagoon

Notice the Gill-Man’s eyes? They were a fixed permanent part of the suit in the original film, which made Ben Chapman’s peripheral vision almost non-existent.


“We didn’t come here to fight with monsters. We’re not equipped for it. We came here to find fossils.”Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)


"You think you're gonna make a slave of the world... I'll see you in Hell first!" -- movie quote from It Conquered the World (1956). Bizarre Los Angeles

“You think you’re gonna make a slave of the world… I’ll see you in Hell first!” — movie quote from It Conquered the World (1956). With Beverly Garland.



"I Was a Teenage Frankenstein" (1957). Bizarre Los Angeles

“Speak. I know you have a civil tongue in your head because I sewed it back myself.” — Line from I was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957). With Gary Conway and Phyllis Coates.


I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957) [31 Days of American Horror ...


"I was a Teenage Werewolf" (1957). Bizarre Los Angeles

“I’m going to transform him, and unleash the savage instincts that lie hidden within.” — Line from I was a Teenage Werewolf (1957). With Michael Landon.


Grant Williams runs for his life from a cat in the science fiction classic THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN (1957).

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Deadly Mantis Horror Films

“In all the kingdom of the living, there is no more deadly or voracious creature than the Preying Mantis.”The Deadly Mantis (1957)



Attack of the Crab Monsters

“And the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.”Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)



Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957). Bizarre Los Angeles

“Our job is to prevent a possible nation-wide panic by keeping the information from the public.”Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957)


"The Amazing Colossal Man" (Bizarre Los Angeles

“Perhaps it isn’t I who’s growing, but it’s everyone who’s shrinking!”The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)


Attack of the Puppet People (1958)

“Oh that. What’s it look like to you?”Attack of the Puppet People (1958)


"I Married a Monster from Outer Space" (1958). Bizarre Los Angeles.

“Don’t you worry Marge. I know where to get our men. Human men!” — line from I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)


"Atomic Submarine" (1959) Bizarre Los Angeles

“You do not hear me. Our individual brain frequencies are now attuned, and we exchange wave thoughts.”The Atomic Submarine (1959)


Alligator People 1959

“I’ll kill you Alligator Man! Just like I’d kill any four-legged gator!”The Alligator People (1959)


Monster of Piedras Brlancas 1959

“Does he have a brain that’s capable of rationale thinking, or is he just a beast? If he can think, we’re in real trouble.” — line from The Monster of Piedras Blancas (1959)

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