of the definitive JD flick, Hot Rod Rumble,
the talented Ms. Snowden inherited the role of the
Creature's catch of the day just as Universal seemed
to be losing interest in the series. She retired soon
after, marrying Dick Daddy-O Contino.
An amiably effective actor, Morrow's fixed, quizzical
expression served him well through a host of fondly
remembered shock films -- The Giant Claw, Kronos
and This Island Earth among them. Morrow capped
his career with the ludicrous Octaman.
square-jawed, silver-toned Reason assays a perfunctory
role as Snowden's scientific paramour. Sci fi devotees
know his stoic demeanor and dulcet voice from the
classic This Island Earth.
Ricou Browning, Don Megowan
swims through the early going. Megowan, whose credits
include The Werewolf and Creation of the
Humanoids, assumes the role once the Creature
has been converted to an air-breather.