Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning
Dir. Jack Arnold 79mins US 1954
A scientific expedition along the Amazon River is thrown into chaos with the discovery of a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature but while doing so it falls in love with one of the group. The Creature of the title is one of Universal’s most terrifying monsters but with The Shape of Water hitting screens this month is there room to re-evaluate this tragic Romeo figure?