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All New High Adventure! Gigantic Heights of Terror! (July, 1966)

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In our first feature, Tarzan gets the James Bond treatment as he goes up against an evil mastermind (and his tanks, apparently), who is hell bent on cashing in on the mythical lost city of gold. As for our second feature, Toho starts to get a little trippy with this tale of a leftover World War II experiment that mutates into a giant monster — just in time to take on the giant lizard, Baragon, currently terrorizing the countryside. Good and absolutely demented, sure, but nowhere near as much fun as the sequel, War of the Gargantuas.

Other Points of Interest:

Poster campaign for Frankenstein Conquers the World at the Archive.

Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966) Allfin A.G. :: American International Pictures / P: Sy Weintraub / AP: Steve Shagan / D: Robert Day / W: Clair Huffaker, Edgar Rice Burroughs (characters) / C: Irving Lippman / E: Frank P. Keller / M: Van Alexander / S: Mike Henry, Nancy Kovack, David Opatoshu, Manuel Padilla Jr., Don Megowan

Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965) Toho :: Henry G. Saperstein Enterprises Inc. :: American International / EP: Henry G. Saperstein, Reuben Bercovitch, James H. Nicholson, Samuel Z. Arkoff / P: Tomoyuki Tanaka / D: Ishirô Honda / W: Takeshi Kimura, Reuben Bercovitch (American Version) / C: Hajime Koizumi / E: Ryohei Fujii / S: Tadao Takashima, Nick Adams, Kumi Mizuno, Koji Furuhata