Mick Garris on

Not of this Earth

Released 1957
Distributor Allied Artists

Roger must have liked this one, since he’s remade it twice over several decades. Apparently star Paul Birch had a rather physical disagreement with Corman on the front lawn of the Hollywood location and Birch, who had made several pictures with Roger, walked off the picture. His remaining scenes were completed with a double.

Watch Trailer Without Commentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwlzH9Nmn_k

About Mick Garris

Mick Garris will be Executive Producing a film for Universal called Unbroken. It is based on Laura Hillenbrand’s book on Louis Zamperini with Angelina Jolie directing. Previously, Garris created the Masters of Horror hour-long cable series of fright films helmed by well-known genre directors, including himself.  Numerous screenplay assignments led to a career in directing, and he is perhaps best known for his long association with Stephen King, whose novels The Stand and The Shining have been translated by Garris into well-received mini-series. Mick authored the book, “Development Hell”, which can be ordered from Amazon.com at this link!  Mick’s latest books “Snow Shadows” and “Tyler’s Third Act” are now out from Cemetery Dance. A new novella, “Ugly”, and new Hollywood desert noir novel, “SALOME”, will be coming out this year.