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The Hideous Sun Demon (1958)

Unrated
74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

After exposure to radiation, an atomic research scientist finds himself changing into a murderous, lizard-like creature every time he is exposed to sunlight.
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Writers
E.S. Seeley Jr. (screenplay) | Doane R. Hoag (additional dialogue) (as Doane Hoag) | Robert Clarke (based on an original idea by) | Phil Hiner (based on an original idea by)
Cinematographers
Stan Follis (photography) | Vilis Lapenieks (photography) | John Arthur Morrill (photography) (as John Morrill)
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Aug 29, 1958 (United States)

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Robert Clarke
Dr. Gilbert McKenna Dr. Gilbert McKenna   See fewer
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Patricia Manning
Ann Russell Ann Russell   See fewer
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Nan Peterson
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Patrick Whyte
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Fred La Porta
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Peter Similuk
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William White
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Robert Garry
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Donna King
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Del Courtney
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Richard Cassarino
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Helen Joseph
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3.9 / 10 | 985 votes