Sunday, December 31, 2006

December 31, 1966 Schedule

On New Years Eve, of 1966 on KCRA Channel 3 at 11:30PM, Bob Wilkins showed a double feature of "Pyro" (1964) and "War Of The Colossal Beast" (1958). The first feature is about "A jilted mistress setting fire at a married man's house, hoping that if he had no family, he would return to her. However he is horribly burned while trying to rescue them. He then begins to plot his revenge against his former mistress". The second feature: "This 1958 AIP movie is the sequel to "The Amazing Colossal Man" (1957). Giant Lt. Col. Glenn Manning (Played by Dean Parkin who replaced Glenn Langan) is hiding in a mexican mountain range. He apparently survived the fall off Hoover Dam. They drug and capture him but he escapes and goes on a rampage in Los Angeles before killing himself by electrocution on high voltage power lines.

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