Fellow Svengoolie SvenPals from coast-to-coast will be jumping for joy for his big broadcast premiere of a cult classic sci-fi thriller feature.
Original 1958 Allied Artists theatrical trailer for “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman.”
The legendary Berwyn/Chicago-based sci-fi film host will present his big broadcast premiere of “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” (1958), this Sat., June 15 at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central on Me-TV. According to Svengoolie’s official Twitter page, his upcoming big broadcast premiere of “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” will be shown on the eve of Sven’s 40th anniversary in the television broadcast airlanes!
“Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” (1958) was directed by veteran film director Nathan H. Juran, who was credited under the name of Nathan Hertz in the film (Hertz was Juran’s middle name). Juran’s other features include “20 Million Miles to Earth” (1957, Ray Harryhausen’s “Dynamation” stop-motion creature sequences), “The Deadly Mantis” (1957), “The 7th Voyage of Sinbad” (1959, with Harryhausen’s “Dynamation” creature scenes) and “The Boy Who Cried Werewolf” (1973).
Juran (Hertz)’s 1958 feature was produced by cinema exhibitor-distributor-producer Bernard Woolner. The screenplay was written by Mark Hanna, who wrote the screenplay for Bert I. Gordon’s sci-fi thriller for James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff’s American-International Pictures; “The Amazing Colossal Man” (1957).
Who was in “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” (1958)?
The players who appeared in “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” (1958) were Allison Hayes (as Nancy Fowler Archer), William Hudson (as Harry Archer), Yvette Vickers (as Honey Parker), Roy Gordon (as Dr. Isaac Cushing), Eileen Stevens (as a nurse, Stevens was credited under the name of Eileene Stevens in the film), Ken Terrell (as Jess Stout), George Douglas (as Sheriff Dubbitt), Otto Waldis (as Dr. Heinrich Von Loeb), Frank Chase (as deputy Charlie), Dale Tate (as a TV commentator) and Michael Ross (in the dual roles of bartender Tony and the space giant).