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Special Effects Collection (1933-1954) Blu-ray
 
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Special Effects Collection (1933-1954)

Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack, Gordon Douglas, Eugène Lourié
Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Ruth Rose, George Worthing Yates, Merian C. Cooper
Starring: Robert Armstrong, James Whitmore, Terry Moore, Paul Hubschmid, Edmund Gwenn, Ben Johnson

-Them!

Radiation-mutated ants - 12 feet long and capable of lifting tons - become giant problems for James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, James Arness and all of Los Angeles. They're big. They're bad. They've got a serious attitude problem. You won't find a can of bug spray big enough to stop 'em! Starring James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Arness, and Onslow Stevens.

-The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

An A-bomb test in the Arctic awakens The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms (1953), and it makes New York City its stomping ground in the movie (based on a story by Ray Bradbury) that launched a string of Atomic Age creature features. Starring Paul Hubschmid, Cecil Kellaway, Kenneth Tobey, Donald Woods, and Ross Elliott.

-Mighty Joe Young

Lightning struck again when the team behind King Kong reunited to create another towering ape: Mr. Joseph Young. This time the simian is shorter and the jokes tongue-in-cheekier, but the Oscar®-winning Best Special Effects are just as Kong-sized. A slick nightclub owner (King Kong veteran Robert Armstrong) discovers the giant ape frolicking in Africa as the beloved pet of a young girl (Terry Moore). He brings both to Hollywood as a floor-show sensation, until some no-goods ply Joe with booze and the blitzed behemoth goes bonkers. Highlights such as Armstrong's henchmen trying to lasso Joe cowpoke style, Joe playing tug-of-war with musclemen and plenty of Joe-to-the-rescue action make Mighty Joe Young mighty fine entertainment. Starring Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Frank McHugh, and Douglas Fowley.

-Son of Kong

Carl Denham, the showman who brought Kong to New York, returns to Skull Island in search of a rumored treasure. He finds diamonds, all right. And something even more remarkable - Kong's son, a spunky 12-footer with a winning personality and his dad's awesome strength. The filmmakers who created King Kong kept the king-sized excitement going with this sequel, released the same year as the original. Robert Armstrong reprises the role of Denham, paired with a new damsel in distress, played by Helen Mack. The two rescue Kong Jr. from a quicksand pit and get in return a devoted protector who defends them from fierce prehistoric monsters, including a giant cave bear. But when a mighty earthquake strikes Skull Island, even the son of Kong may not be powerful enough to save them.

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