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Today's A.V. Club sponsored movie at Crackle.com: Creature With The Atom Brain (1955)

The A.V. Club has agreed to sponsor 10 days of programming in Crackle.com’s Summer Drive-In Series. We’re providing a preview of each day’s movie (or movies) here.

Up today: Creature With The Atom Brain (1955)

Today: A relative obscurity. In fact, we don't know much about this movie at all other than it's directed by the extremely prolific Edward L. Cahn, who made 100+ movies, and written by Curt Siodmak, who wrote the novel Donovan's Brain and the screenplay to The Wolf Man and others. Also, it feature a creature with an atom brain of some sort. And it inspired this song by Roky Erikson (well, the movie and other things):

So consider this one a mystery on our end and let's discover it together, okay?

Watch it here (and feel free to discuss it in the comments section below. Interested in following Crackle on Twitter? They're here.)


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