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The Giant Gila Monster Details


In The Giant Gila Monster, most of the plot is given over to a group of hot-rod enthusiasts, headed by nice-guy Chace Winstead (Don Sullivan), who sometimes breaks into song. Before long, the titular gila monster, which is just that -- a real gila monster -- is lumbering about on miniaturized sets terrorizing the community, killing at random, knocking over trains and barns, and in general making a nuisance of itself. When the monster threatens to devour Chace's kid sister, he attempts to dispatch the beast with a hot rod full of nitroglycerin. The Giant Gila Monster was originally released on a double bill with Don Sullivan. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Lisa Simone
as Lisa
Shug Fisher
as Mr. Harris
Jerry Cortwright
as Bob
Beverly Thurman
as Gay
Don Flourney
as Gordy
Fred Graham
as Sheriff
Ken Knox
as Steamroller Smith
Desmond Dhooge
as Hitchhiker


Ken Curtis
Jay Simms
Aaron Stell
Gordon McLendon
Executive Producer
Louise Caldwell
Set Designer
Earl Snyder
Sound/Sound Designer
Ralph Hammeras
Special Effects
Wee Risser
Special Effects