GMM: Daikaiju Varan (1958)

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In this episode we talk about the originally made for TV film Daikaiju Varan from 1958. Taylor mispronounces many words and we discuss how the atomic option never was an option.

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01:25 History
12:32 Plot
18:25 Talking Points
28:59 Messages
44:44 Final Thoughts
48:20 Listener Feedback


A Critical History and Filmography of Toho’s Godzilla Series – David Kalat

Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II – by John W. Dower,

Ishiro Honda: A life in film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa – By Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski

Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters – By August Ragone

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Main Theme and Stingers Written by Matthias Fluor

Art by Amanda Blanchard

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