Friday, October 1, 2010


KAIJU (怪獣, kaijū) n. Japanese word loosely translated as "strange beast". Often used in English to mean "monster".

While not a "giant monster" movie per se, THE GREEN SLIME (1968 Japan/ 1969 US) was basically an American film produced in Japan. It's got Robert Horton, Luciana Paluzzi, and some pretty funky looking tentacled "aliens". It's also a fairly enjoyable film to watch, despite some of the aforementioned funky. And, be prepared for the UBER FUNKY theme song . . .

American Movie Poster

Italian Movie Poster

Robert Horton and Luciana Paluzzi (Above)

Various THE GREEN SLIME Lobby Cards (Below)

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