It Came from Hollywood (1982)

USA, 1982
35mm film, black and white, colour
stereo, English

An American science fiction and horror compilation film directed by Andrew Solt and Malcolm Leo.


A compilation of clips from low budget films from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s interspersed with newly filmed comedy sketches.


Directed by: Andrew Solt, Malcolm Leo
© MCMLXXXII [1982] Paramount Pictures Corporation
A Paramount Pictures presentation. A Susan Strausberg/Jeff Stein production. A MAlcolm Leo/Andrew Solt film
Executive Producers: Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt
Produced by: Susan Strausberg, Jeff Stein
Written by: Dana Olsen
New Sequences Director of Photography: Fred J. Koenekamp
Edited by: Bert Lovitt
Editors: Janice Hampton, Sarah Dalton Legon
Additional Music: William Loose
New Sequences Sound Mixer: Dean Hodges
New Sequences Costume Supervisor: Ken Harvey
New Sequences Make-up Artist: Monty Westmore
New Sequences Hair Stylist: Dorothy Byrne
New Sequences Art Director: Richard Sawyer
Special Consultants: Michael Medved, Harry Medved

Dan Aykroyd (himself)
John Candy (himself)
Cheech and Chong (Richard Cheech Marin and Thomas Chong) (themselves)
Gilda Radner (herself)
Don E. Carney (gorilla radio announcer)
Honey Sheperd (punk with rat)
Teena Nickolas (candy counter girl)

Includes extracts from
A*P*E (1976)
The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)
Gli amore di Ercole (1960)
Atomic Rulers (1964)
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
Attack of the Puppet People (1958)
Bat Men of Africa (1966)
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
Beginning of the End (1957)
The Blob (1958)
Blonde Savage (1947)
The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)
The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)
The Bride and the Beast (1958)
Bride of the Monster (1955)
The Creeping Terror (1964)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Curse of the Faceless Man (1958)
The Cyclops (1957)
Daughter of the Jungle (1949)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
The Deadly Mantis (1957)
Earth vs the Flying Saucers (1956)
The Evil Brain from Outer Space (1964)
Fiend Without a Face (1958)
Fire Maidens From Outer Space (1956)
First Man Into Space (1959)
The Fly (1958)
The Flying Saucer (1950)
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965)
Frankenstein’s Daughter (1958)
From Hell It Came (1957)
The Giant Claw (1957)
Glen or Glenda (1953)
The Hideous Sun Demon (1959)
The Horror of Party Beach (1964)
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
The Hypnotic Eye (1960)
I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)
I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957)
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? (1964)
Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943)
Kaijûtô no kessen: Gojira no musuko (1967)
The Killer Shrews (1959)
The Lost City (1935)
Maniac (1934)
Mars Needs Women (1967)
Matango (1963)
The Monster and the Ape (1945)
Monster from Green Hell (1958)
Octaman (1971)
Perils of Nyoka (1942)
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
Reefer Madness (1936)
Reptilicus (1961)
Robot Monster (1953)
Rocket Attack, U.S.A. (1961)
The Slime People (1962)
The Space Children (1958)
Taekoesu Yonggary (1967)
Teenage Monster (1958)
Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)
The Tingler (1959)
The Trollenberg Terror (1958)
Uchu daikaijû Girara (1967)
Uchu daisenso (1959)
Uchu Kaisoku-sen (1961)
The War of the Worlds (1952)
The Weird World of LSD (1967)
The White Gorilla (1945)
Yusei oji (1959)
Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)



  • The Films of the Eighties by Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan pp.288-289
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films III by Donald C. Willis pp.143-144
  • Horrorshows: The A-Z of Horror in Film, TV, Radio and Theatre by Gene Wright p.255 – credits, review