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It Came From Outer Space (1953) - It's A Nice Town Richard Carlson narrates about his fictional town, working from writer Ray Bradbury’s only original material ever written for a movie, introducing himself and Barbara Rush, with many shots, including a big meteor, created for the original 3-D exhibition, opening It Came From Outer Space,1953.
It Came From Outer Space (1953) - Like Nothing We've Ever Seen First to the scene of the meteor impact, writer and amateur astronomer John (Richard Carlson) has told his gal Ellen and chopper pilot Pete (Barbara Rush, Dave Willock) to hang back, as he gets a good look at more effects designed for the 3-D feature, from a Ray Bradbury story, in It Came From Outer Space,1953.
It Came From Outer Space (1953) - The Desert Can Kill John (Richard Carlson) is getting public mockery and sympathy from only girlfriend Ellen (Barbara Rush) for his claims that he found a spaceship in the meteor crater now covered by an avalanche, stopping by a tree that spooked them the night before, with a trace of the alien’s trail, in It Came From Outer Space,1953.
It Came From Outer Space (1953) - The Wind Gets In The Wires Not far from the site where the meteor landed, and where we know he really did see a spaceship, John (Richard Carlson) and girlfriend Ellen (Barbara Rush) visit with friendly electrical linemen George and Frank (Russell Johnson, Joe Sawyer), sharing more insight from the original Ray Bradbury story, in It Came From Outer Space,1953.
Las Vegas Story, The (1952) - I Get Along Without You Very Well Jane Russell as ex-Las Vegas songbird Linda explores her old haunts, with nice location footage, dropping in at her old club, where Hoagy Carmichael is still at the piano, flashing-back on her old song, his famous composition, ex-flame Victor Mature included, in The Las Vegas Story, 1952.
Las Vegas Story, The (1952) - Clark County, Nevada Hoagy Carmichael narrates as musician Happy, introducing the town, himself, Jane Russell and briefly Victor Mature in their roles, then Vincent Price appears as her husband, opening The Las Vegas Story, 1952, from RKO, director Robert Stevenson and Vegas-invested studio boss Howard Hughes.
Desperate (1947) - We Were Gonna Celebrate Two consecutive high points for Audrey Long as innocent Ann, expecting to celebrate her four-month anniversary with war-hero truck-driver husband Steve (Steve Brodie), who was an unwilling participant in a robbery gone wrong, now on the run, early in director Anthony Mann’s Desperate, 1947.
Desperate (1947) - Some Junk For The County Fair The kindly sheriff who was about to take fugitives Steve and Ann (Steve Brodie, Audrey Long) into custody conveniently crashed into a tree, so they move on to their next conveyance, and a famous shot from director Anthony Mann with George E. Diskant’s camera, headed for her family farm, in Desperate, 1947.
Desperate (1947) - It's An Easy Job Ann (Audrey Long) with neighbor (Carol Forman) considers telling trucker husband Steve (Steve Brodie) she's pregnant, he arrives, calls Reynolds (William Challeee), secretly representing thug Walt (Raymond Burr), early in Anthony Mann's Desperate, 1947.
Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) - Miracle Of Life Quick transit from the widest frame of reference to an improbable dig in Brazil, the opening narration from director Jack Arnold's Creature From The Black Lagoon, 1954, Antonio Moreno as Dr. Maia, also starring Richard Carlson and Julia Adams.
Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) - This Lungfish Dr. Maia (Antonio Moreno) shows off the strange hand he found in Brazil, David (Richard Carlson) sensing the opportunity, his boss Mark (Richard Denning) considering, researcher Kay (Julia Adams) in support, as Luis (Rodd Redwing) finds trouble back at the site, early in Creature From The Black Lagoon, 1954.
Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) - Crazy Kind Of Fishing As the music indicates, a scene at first focused on marine biologist Kay (Julia Adams) in her swimsuit suddenly reveals the title beast (swimmer Ricou Browning in the outfit), scientist boyfriend David (Richard Carlson) involved later, in Creature From The Black Lagoon, 1954.

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