Tough Assignment

January 17, 2012 at 2:36 am (5 Heads, Tough Assignment) (, , , , )

Tough Assignment – 1949 – United States

The prolific William Beaudine directed over 350 flicks from 1915 to 1979, including the schlock classic Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952). Robert L. Lippert produced some memorable sci-fi—The Quartermass Xperiment (1955), The Fly (1958), The Last Man on Earth (1964), and Earth Dies Screaming (1964). When savvy pros like Beaudine and Lippert team up, the result is sure to be crowd-pleasingly straightforward. Tough Assignment fits that bill precisely.

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