Saturday, May 16, 2009

Amazing | Colossal | Man

Nevada Historical Society
1650 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89503

May 19 | 7:00 p.m.
After Dark: The Amazing Colossal Man

"In this 1957 Malibu Productions film, Lt. Col. Glenn Manning is inadvertently exposed to a plutonium bomb blast at Camp Desert Rock. Though burned over 90 percent of his body, he survives, and begins to grow in size....

“The classic film The Amazing Colossal Man is important to Nevada History as it was filmed on location in Boulder City ,” said Eric Moody, Nevada Historical Society acting director. “In addition the film depicts the Las Vegas of the late 1950s.”"

After Dark features classic films that relate to Nevada .

[text from Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs press release and Wikipedia entry for the film. Graphic from image search for 'Amazing Collosal Man." Click to enlarge.]

1 comment:

Josh said...

I'm thinking that the amazon collasal man will have to be included in the first double feature at the studio arts drive-in theater