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Oh, Science Fiction Horror Films…How Far We’ve Come

Heather Massey of The Galaxy Express clued me in to this trailer for a 1960s film — and I use that term loosely — for The Wild Wild Planet, a film that was being billed as the first science fiction horror film. I guess since it features hideous human experimentation (like fusing together a man and a woman to eradicate all the imperfections) we are supposed to overlook the terrible film-making. I mean, I guess I can see the direct lineage between this and, say, the Alien franchise…but not without copious amounts of alcohol and hallucinatory drugs.

Check out the trailer and see for yourself. But don’t say I didn’t warn you…
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