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Revenge of the Creature is, of course, the sequel to Universal's fabulously successful The Creature from the Black Lagoon--and like its predecessor, the film was lensed in 3-D (though released "flat" in most theatres). Though the audience had seen the Gill-Man shot full of holes in the first picture, he still resides in the Black Lagoon in the sequel, apparently none the worse for wear. Two oceanographers (John Bromfield and Robert B. Williams) capture the creature and put him on display at Florida's Ocean Harbor Park (actually Marineland of the Atlantic). Here the hapless Gill-Man is taught a few words of English by compassionate icthyologists John Agar and Lori Nelson. Eventually, however, the creature reverts to type, kills one of his captors and goes on a rampage. And once again, he manages to briefly abduct the heroine and carry her off. Not nearly as good as the first Creature, this followup is saved by the underwater photography of Charles S. Welbourne--and by the effective performance by Ricou Browning as the Gill-Man. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

John Agar
as Prof. Clete Ferguson
Lori Nelson
as Helen Dobson
John Bromfield
as Joe Hayes
Nestor Paiva
as Lucas
Grandon Rhodes
as Jackson Foster
Dave Willock
as Lou Gibson
Charles Cane
as The Police Captain
Brett Halsey
as Teenager in a car
Clint Eastwood
as Jennings

Crew

Jack Arnold
Director
William Alland
Producer
Martin Berkeley
Screenwriter
Joseph E. Gershenson
Musical Direction/Supervision
Herman Stein
Composer (Music Score)
Paul Weatherwax
Editor
Alexander Golitzen
Art Director
Alfred Sweeney
Art Director
Bud Westmore
Makeup
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