Jack Arnold

Creature from the Black Lagoon

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05 Mar 1954
? G
79 min
Harry Essex, Arthur A. Ross, Maurice Zimm
2 wins & 2 nominations
A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discovers a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one in the expedition, with whom he has fallen in love.


14 Dec 1955
80 min
Robert M. Fresco (screenplay), Martin Berkeley (screenplay), Jack Arnold (story), Robert M. Fresco (story)
A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.