The Alligator People (1959) - full movie





Release Date: July, 1959
Trivia:
-The character of Paul Webster (the Gator Man) was likely the inspiration for the Marvel character, Dr. Curt Conners (the Lizard); who recently appeared in the 'Amazing Spiderman' (2012). 'The Alligator People' was released several years before comic writer Stan Lee created the character of Dr. Conners; and the two have a near identical origin

-A video game for the Atari 2600 was planned and programed but never released. Recently, a prototype was found shown to the public

-This movie was referenced in Metal gear Solid 3, when Snake equips crocodilian themed equipment

-Was the first science fiction/horror films that make up artist, Duck Smith worked on. He would later go on to do the make-uping and effects of films such as 'Miracle on 34th Street', 'The Exorcist'; and the 'Tales from the Darkside' movie

-To enhance his performance as a drunken swamp dweller, actor Lon Chaney Jr. supposedly got himself drunk before his scenes