Creature from the Black Lagoon is a 1954 black-and-white science fiction film directed by Jack Arnold, and starring Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, and Whit Bissell. First release was March 5, 1954, in the United States. It was filmed and originally released in 3-D for polarized 3D-glasses (and subsequently reissued in the inferior anaglyph format), and marketed as an A-Movie. It is considered a classic of the 1950s, and generated two sequels, Revenge of the Creature (1955) and The Creature Walks Among Us (1956).
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- Creature from the Black Lagoon at the Internet Movie Database
- Creature From the Black Lagoon at the All Movie Guide
- An interview with Ben Chapman, who portrayed the Creature from Chaos Control Digizine
- Photographs from the State Library & Archives of Florida
- Ben Chapman talks about the remake and playing the creature from Clash TV
- The Creature From the Black Lagoon sourcebook at "The Thunder Child"
- The Creature From the Black Lagoon annual festival at the Black Lagoon at "Creaturefest Festival"
- Wakulla Springs State Park, where the underwater scenes were filmed.