Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

Director
Ishirô Honda; Terry O. Morse

Main cast
Raymond Burr; Frank Iwanaga; Takashi Shimura; Momoko Kôchi; Akira Takarada

Genres
Sci-Fi, Horror

Description
A 400-foot dinosaur-like beast attacks Tokyo. Filmed in 1954 as Gojira, this grandaddy of all Japanese giant-reptile epics was picked up for American distribution two years later, at which time several newly filmed inserts, featuring Raymond Burr as reporter Steve Martin, were edited into the original footage.


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