For me, this next entry touches upon TWO
Addictive Past Times ...in ONE
Firearms and Science Fiction
and for many of us who grew up watching Truly "CLASSIC" Science Fiction back in the 1950s -1960s, this entry may Answer a Question we've all pondered ever since we first saw THIS
Image appear in the first few opening seconds of the Famous B&W 1951 SCIFI Classic:
"The Thing From Another World"
Say Howard... What's with the Double-Cross Winchester .30-30 Lever Action Rifle LOGO?
Well...it turns out that "The Man" who is often credited as being THE
Director of TTFAW
, was none other than Howard Hawks, the Producer himself, even though the Screen Credits were given by him to his Old Friend (...and his reliable Film Editor)
Christian Nyby. But the final answer to this Mystery is that when written out in full, Howard's Moniker reads like THIS:
Howard Winchester Hawks
Hawks only made Two Movies under the strangely out of place Winchester Pictures Corp. LOGO
before symbolically "Hanging it up over his Fireplace".
Want to Watch it ... again? Visit THIS Link:
The Internet Archive has the Original LONG B&W Version:
The Thing from another world. Another classic flick available on ROKU's Goose Creek drive in theater. Movies change every Sunday morning and NO commercials!...
...and a COLORIZED
Edited for Children Version (Alcohol Game Scene Deleted) for TCM:
So... The Monster is a "Vegetable" ...? Well HERE is something that will stop WATERMELONS... so ...IT Just Might WORK!
Scientists at an Arctic research station discover a spacecraft buried in the ice, and recover its frozen pilot. But when the alien is accidentally thawed out,...