History Film / CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon

31st Oct '17 9:00:20 AM Keeyla
Is there an issue? Send a Message


''Creature From the Black Lagoon'' is a Creator/{{Universal}} {{Horror}} film from 1954. [[TheAmazon In the heart of the Brazilian Jungle]], a scientist named Carl Maia finds a unique fossil which suggests an amphibious, transitional creature. After showing it to his colleagues at the Brazilian Marine Institute, an expedition is organized to go find the rest of the fossil. Little do they know that a live specimen of the creature, the Gill Man (or "Devonian man) lives in the waters, who's highly territorial, [[MarsNeedsWomen lonely]] and intelligent, and has no intention of letting them any of them leave alive.

to:

''Creature From the Black Lagoon'' is a Creator/{{Universal}} {{Horror}} film from 1954. [[TheAmazon In the heart of the Brazilian Jungle]], a scientist named Carl Maia finds a unique fossil which suggests an amphibious, transitional creature. After showing it to his colleagues at the Brazilian Marine Institute, an expedition is organized to go find the rest of the fossil. Little do they know that a live specimen of the creature, the Gill Man (or "Devonian man) Man") lives in the waters, who's highly territorial, [[MarsNeedsWomen lonely]] and intelligent, and has no intention of letting them any of them leave alive.
26th Sep '17 6:30:21 PM Earnest
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Also, a spiritual ''pre''decessor to ''Film/TheShapeOfWater''.
26th Sep '17 7:14:12 AM Universalist
Is there an issue? Send a Message


It is one of many films included in the "Franchise/UniversalHorror" canon(Incidentally, Ricou Browning is probably the only person to play one of the Universal monsters who's still alive).

to:

It is one of many films included in the "Franchise/UniversalHorror" canon(Incidentally, canon (Incidentally, Ricou Browning is probably the only person to play one of the Universal monsters who's still alive).
26th Sep '17 7:14:00 AM Universalist
Is there an issue? Send a Message


It is one of many films included in the "Franchise/UniversalHorror" canon.(Incidentally, Ricou Browning is probably the only person to play one of the Universal monsters who's still alive.)

to:

It is one of many films included in the "Franchise/UniversalHorror" canon.(Incidentally, canon(Incidentally, Ricou Browning is probably the only person to play one of the Universal monsters who's still alive.)
alive).
3rd Sep '17 9:28:02 PM AntMan
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Leitmotif}}: Gill Man's theme tune is a three-note key "Dun-dun-DAAA!

to:

* {{Leitmotif}}: Gill Man's theme tune is a three-note key "Dun-dun-DAAA!"Dun-dun-DAAA!"
3rd Sep '17 4:40:43 PM Draghinazzo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


''Creature From the Black Lagoon'' is a Creator/{{Universal}} {{Horror}} film from 1954. [[TheAmazon heart of the Brazilian Jungle]], a scientist named Carl Maia finds a unique fossil which suggests a creature an amphibious, transitional creature. After showing it to his colleagues at the Brazilian Marine Institute, an expedition is organized to go find the rest of the fossil. Little do they know that a live specimen of the creature, the Gill Man (or "Devonian man) lives in the waters, who's highly territorial, [[MarsNeedsWomen lonely]] and intelligent, and has no intention of letting them any of them leave alive.

to:

''Creature From the Black Lagoon'' is a Creator/{{Universal}} {{Horror}} film from 1954. [[TheAmazon [[TheAmazon In the heart of the Brazilian Jungle]], a scientist named Carl Maia finds a unique fossil which suggests a creature an amphibious, transitional creature. After showing it to his colleagues at the Brazilian Marine Institute, an expedition is organized to go find the rest of the fossil. Little do they know that a live specimen of the creature, the Gill Man (or "Devonian man) lives in the waters, who's highly territorial, [[MarsNeedsWomen lonely]] and intelligent, and has no intention of letting them any of them leave alive.
3rd Sep '17 4:37:23 PM Draghinazzo
Is there an issue? Send a Message


''Creature From the Black Lagoon'' is a Creator/{{Universal}} {{Horror}} film from 1954. Tells the story of "the Devonian man," or Gill Man, an amphibious, half man, half fish, creature that has existed since the age of dinosaurs in such a perfect condition that it has not had to evolve. An expedition is organized to go into [[TheAmazon heart of the Brazilian Jungle]] where "Evolution has stopped" to try and find a living specimen. Naturally, Gill Man is highly territorial and [[MarsNeedsWomen lonely]], killing and drowning anyone he can get his claws on. He's also highly intelligent; once the IgnoredExpert convinces the crew to leave while they can, Gill Man barricades the exit to the lagoon by toppling a tree so he can finish them off.

to:

''Creature From the Black Lagoon'' is a Creator/{{Universal}} {{Horror}} film from 1954. Tells the story of "the Devonian man," or Gill Man, an amphibious, half man, half fish, creature that has existed since the age of dinosaurs in such a perfect condition that it has not had to evolve. An expedition is organized to go into [[TheAmazon heart of the Brazilian Jungle]] where "Evolution has stopped" Jungle]], a scientist named Carl Maia finds a unique fossil which suggests a creature an amphibious, transitional creature. After showing it to try and his colleagues at the Brazilian Marine Institute, an expedition is organized to go find the rest of the fossil. Little do they know that a living specimen. Naturally, live specimen of the creature, the Gill Man is (or "Devonian man) lives in the waters, who's highly territorial and territorial, [[MarsNeedsWomen lonely]], killing lonely]] and drowning anyone he can get his claws on. He's also highly intelligent; once the IgnoredExpert convinces the crew to intelligent, and has no intention of letting them any of them leave while they can, Gill Man barricades the exit to the lagoon by toppling a tree so he can finish them off.
alive.
2nd Jun '17 3:55:47 PM Frankenkong
Is there an issue? Send a Message


As of the Essential Collection, Gill Man is one of the 8 official Universal Monsters. (Incidentally, Ricou Browning is the only person to play one of the Universal monsters who's still alive.)

to:

As of the Essential Collection, Gill Man It is one of many films included in the 8 official Universal Monsters. "Franchise/UniversalHorror" canon.(Incidentally, Ricou Browning is probably the only person to play one of the Universal monsters who's still alive.)
6th May '17 3:13:40 PM jamespolk
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* {{Fanservice}}: Well, surely the one gorgeous female member of the scientific expedition would make sure to pack a skintight swimsuit, so that she can go swimming in a South American jungle swamp that could not possibly have any weird bugs or parasites (or gill men, for that matter).
20th Jan '17 8:11:09 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* SpiritualSuccessor: To "Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth." Some subsequent CthulhuMythos writers have written Innsmouth stories inspired by or that make reference to ''Creature from the Black Lagoon''.

to:

* SpiritualSuccessor: To "Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth." Some subsequent CthulhuMythos Franchise/CthulhuMythos writers have written Innsmouth stories inspired by or that make reference to ''Creature from the Black Lagoon''.
This list shows the last 10 events of 70. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon