Thursday, April 8, 2021

Rodan, 1956

First viewing with subtitles instead of dubbing.


This is the first kaiju movie filmed in color and it looks beautiful with the turquoise cars and the bloody injuries. But it loses quite a bit of charm being subtitled instead of dubbed. I was looking forward to hearing Paul Frees doing multiple characters and George Takei in one of his earliest jobs, dubbing Japanese actors in English. Not to say this version didn’t have a goofy moments.



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