The Colossus of New York

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  • Genre(s): Horror Sci-Fi
  • Release year: 1958
  • Running time: 70 min
The Colossus of New York is a 1958 black-and-white science fiction film from Paramount Pictures that was produced by William Alland and directed by Eugène Lourié. It stars Ross Martin, Otto Kruger, John Baragrey, Mala Powers, and Charles Herbert. read more
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The Colossus of New York is a 1958 black-and-white science fiction film from Paramount Pictures that was produced by William Alland and directed by Eugène Lourié. It stars Ross Martin, Otto Kruger, John Baragrey, Mala Powers, and Charles Herbert. The screenplay was written by Thelma Schnee, the maiden name of Thelma Moss, who would go on to become a famous parapsychologist. The story for the film is credited to Willis Goldbeck. John P. Fulton handled the special photographic effects. Colossus was released in 1958 on a double bill with The Space Children in most areas. . Following an accident, Jeremy Spensser's brain is transplanted by his scientist father into the huge body of an unattractive, frightening cyborg, this to save his brilliant son's mind so it can continue to serve mankind.

Original Release

06/01/1958

Cast

John Baragrey Dr. Henry Spensser
Mala Powers Reporter
Otto Kruger Dr. William Spensser
Robert Hutton Dr. John Robert Carrington
Ross Martin Dr. Jeremy 'Jerry' Spensser
Ed Wolff The Colossus
Charles Herbert Billy Spensser
Dick Nelson Charles - Chauffeur-Butler
Roy Engel Police Inspector
George Douglas Official
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Eugene Lourie

Writers

Willis Goldbeck, Thelma Schnee

Cast

John Baragrey Dr. Henry Spensser
Mala Powers Reporter
Otto Kruger Dr. William Spensser
Robert Hutton Dr. John Robert Carrington
Ross Martin Dr. Jeremy 'Jerry' Spensser
Ed Wolff The Colossus
Charles Herbert Billy Spensser
Dick Nelson Charles - Chauffeur-Butler
Roy Engel Police Inspector
George Douglas Official
Sam Harris Man at Funeral Service
Larry Kerr Reporter
Harold Miller Airport Accident Extra
Foster H. Phinney Reporter
Jack Richardson Reporter
Court Shepard Reporter
Charles Sherlock Airline Pilot
Bert Stevens Airport Accident Extra

Producers

Editors

Floyd Knudtson

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