The Crawling Eye (The Trollenberg Terror) (1958)
Average Rating: 5.1/10
Reviews Counted: 8
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 3
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Release Date: Dec 31, 1958 Wide
Average Rating: 2.6/5
User Ratings: 1,472
The Trollenberg Terror, authored by Peter Key and directed by Quentin Lawrence, started life on British television as a six-part installment of ITV's Saturday Serial in late 1956 and early 1957. The big-screen version, was adapted by Jimmy Sangster, who compressed most of the best horrific and mystery elements of the original into an under-90-minute vehicle, which Lawrence directed. At a remote Alpine village, mountaineers suddenly start dying, their bodies horribly multilated -- at first, these
Dec 31, 1958 Wide
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Although hampered by a low budget and some laughable model work, The Trollenberg Terror certainly has its moments.
The Crawling Eye (1958) is a bad movie -- but it's the good kind of bad, with not a mean-spirited bone in its gelatinous, pimple-shaped, tentacled, one-eyed body.
Arctic build-up to laughable eye finale is overall time waster
Perhaps "fun kitsch nostalgia" bad - but nowhere near good.
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