Fellow Svengoolie SvenPals everywhere will be jumping for joy for his big broadcast of a classic fantasy creature feature masterpiece.
“Dinosaurus!” (1960) was directed by veteran director Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. and was produced by veteran producer Jack H. Harris under the Fairview Productions moniker Harris and the junior Yeaworth were known for their classic sci-fi/fantasy feature masterpiece productions, including “The Blob” (1958, with Steve McQueen and Aneta Corsaut) and “4D Man” (1959, with Robert Lansing, Lee Meriwether, James Congdon and Patty Duke). The screenplay for “Dinosaurus!” was written by Dan E. Weisburd and Jean Yeaworth; the wife of Irwin S. Yeaworth Jr. The Jack H. Harris-Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. production of “Dinosaurus!” was released theatrically by Universal Studios in 1960; according to IMDB.
This will mark Sven’s second big broadcast of “Dinosaurus!” (1960) on Me-TV. Sven previously showcased Jack H. Harris and Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.’s classic creature masterpiece CinemaScope feature as a big broadcast premiere back in April 2018.
Who was in the Jack H. Harris-Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. production of “Dinosaurus!” (1960)?
The players who appeared in the 1960 Jack H Harris-Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. classic fantasy creature feature masterpiece were Ward Ramsey (as Bart Thompson; this marked the debut screen role of Ramsey; he also appeared in Delbert Mann’s 1961 Universal comedy “Lover Come Back” with Doris Day and Rock Hudson and in J. Lee Thompson’s 1962 Universal screen drama-thriller adaptation of John D. MacDonald’s “Cape Fear” with Robert Mitchum and Gregory Peck), Kristina Hanson (as Betty Piper, “Dinosaurus!” marked one of four screen appearances in Hanson’s brief acting career; she also appeared in a 1959 episode of “Bachelor Father,” a 1960 episode of “Tales of Wells Fargo” and in the 1979 Jonathan Kaplan crime drama, “Over the Edge”), Gregg Martell (as the Neanderthal, Martell later appeared in Edward Bernds‘ 1961 Columbia fantasy creature production of “Valley of the Dragons”), Paul Lukather (as Chuck, Lukather also appeared in Joseph Zito’s 1984 installment of Paramount’s “Friday the 13th” horror film franchise series, “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter;” Lukather was also known for his voice-over roles in cartoons and video games, including the 1988-91 Hanna–Barbera “Scooby-Doo” spin-off; “A Pup Named Scooby-Doo” and the North American dub of Konami’s “Metal Gear Solid 2” game, under the editions of “Sons of Liberty” and “Substance”), Lucita Blain (as Chica), Alan Roberts (as Julio), James Logan (as T.J. O’Leary), Howard Dayton (as Mousey), Fred Engelberg (as Mike Hacker), Wayne C. Treadway (as Dumpy), Jack Younger (as Jasper), Wilhelm Samuel (as a townsman) and a cameo appearance by Jack H. Harris (in an uncredited role as a tourist).