A Trailer a day keeps the Boogeyman away! From Hell It Came (1957)

From Hell It Came 1957

A wrongfully accused South Seas prince named Kimo (Gregg Palmer) is executed by knife thrust to the heart. Kimo returns as an angry spirit called a Tabanga/Baranga (I haven’t seen it in a while so I can’t remember which is the correct name, I’ll have to do a feature in Obscure Scream Gems soon!), a wickedly adorable glowering walking tree stump with a pulsing heart beat!

The Tabanga Tree is one of the marvelous creations by the great B- Monster Maker…Paul Blaisdell.

Now scientists Dr. William Arnold ( Tod Andrews) and Dr. Terry Mason ( Tina Carver ) must find a way to stop him on his murderous revenge rampage….!

Directed by Dan Milner and starring Tod Andrews, Tina Carver and Linda Watkins as Mrs. Mae Kilgore  (who was featured in 3 of the best Thriller episodes…but I’ll always know her as ‘Skippy’ one of the Fun Girls on The Andy Griffith Show…!)

The sassy Linda Watkins

1960-1962 Thriller (TV series)
Arabella Foote / Maggie Henshaw / Sylvia Slattery

A Wig for Miss Devore (1962) … Arabella Foote
The Terror in Teakwood (1961) … Sylvia Slattery
The Cheaters (1960) … Maggie Henshaw

“Creature of unholy vengeance, born of the heart of a man unjustly condemned to death.”

Happy Trailers, now go hug a tree… MonsterGirl

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