Village of the Giants

September 12, 2010 at 5:00 pm (8 Heads, Village of the Giants) (, , , , , )

Village of the Giants – 1965 – United States

Vacationing in America (Haiti has hot summers), I saw Village of the Giants with famous horror host Svengoolie on Chicago television. The program was broadcast in analog a year past when stations switched to digital. Old school. Village of the Giants is a flick by Bert I. Gordon, maker of endless giant monster flicks (The Amazing Colossal Man, Beginning of the End, Earth vs. the Spider). Oddly, my favorite B. I. G. flick is Tormented, a seaside ghost story sans giant monsters. Apparently based on H. G. Wells’ Food of the Gods, Village of the Giants functions better as a parody of The Amazing Colossal Man than speculative fiction.

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