Monday, 1 April 2013

Happy Easter from the British Kaiju

more gems found on wikipedia, in anticipation of Guillermo del Toro's
Pacific Rim and the new Godzilla.

I present the wiki page for the forgotten British Kaiju movie - Gorgo

"Gorgo is a 1961 British Giant monster movie. It is generally accepted
as an honourary kaiju movie. Directed by Eugène Lourié, it tells the
story of an underwater monster's capture off the coast of Ireland. The
monster is taken to London to be featured as a circus attraction...."

"The film was originally set to take place in Japan; this was then
changed to France, and then finally changed to the UK. According to
Bill Warren's film book Keep Watching the Skies, Australia was also
considered for a locale, but the producers supposedly decided that
audiences "wouldn't care" if a monster attacked Australia; "

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