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: 1,455
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
Mar 29, 2005
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Although hampered by a low budget and some laughable model work, The Trollenberg Terror certainly has its moments.
Image Entertainment's DVD release ... maintains Image's reputation for quality presentations. This is nothing less than the original "Widescreen European Edition" that debuted in England ... with an 'X' rating certificate....
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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