Sunday, April 26, 2009

GODZILLA King of the Monsters / Toho - 1956 / Music by Akira Ifukube

Well, there's not much to add to what's already been written about GODZILLA, King of the Monsters, so, why try?! We do have lots of awesome stills, though!!

We just did another movie with music by Akira Ifukube this week, so, we'll just keep that streak going with another great soundclip from Eegah!! He's included a very funny little segment, so, get ready for THE KING OF THE MONSTERS!!!

The story starts in the present, as Raymond Burr (Steve Martin, a reporter) lies injured in a makeshift hospital in Japan.

Steve rethinks the whole experience in flashback from the beginning, with the unusual weather him and his Japanese military buddie got caught in.

Then, him and a scientific team go to the island where they say GODZILLA attacked a village, and, it seems fairly plausible when you add it all up!

And, yep, there he is!!

Can you say... phenonema?

Soon thereafter, GODZILLA turns up in Japan, having the same freaky effect on the city as those atomic bombs from only 9 years earlier!!!

Nuf' said?!

Freaky, freaky, freaky!!

Here's the real hero, Dr. Daisuke Serizawa, creator of the 'oxygen destroyer!'

Bring in the Sabre Jets with their missiles!

The oxygen destroyer must be used against the terrifying monster while it rests in the depths of the ocean...

A totally sad ending, the doctor takes his own life over a love he can never have, but, then, was the only one who could save the world from... GODZILLA!! At least until a few years later when Big G came back!!

Tune in next Sunday for SON OF GODZILLA!


prof. grewbeard said...

thanx for like, a month's worth of wallpaper!

Nick Sherman said...

I did a doom metal cover of Ifukube's original Godzilla march, so I was psyched to see you guys write this one up. You can listen to my rendition here.

Keep up the awesome work! Yours is one of my all time favorite sites.

Eegah!! Rodan! and Tabonga! said...

Bitchin' cover! I don't know what could be more prefect!! Check it out gang, nice bonus for any Godzilla fan!! Sweet dreams!!

Darfish said...

phenonema? he he he! THIS is one of my faborite movies of all time!

Susan said...

Very interesting. Thanks for your blog. I would like to say that am seriously a very big fan of Godzilla and its movies. I love all the characters of the series. I started collecting a huge collection of Godzilla Toys after that.

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