Actually, it was a tour with a running time of One Hour, Three Minutes, and Two Seconds -- and was better known as classic horror and sci-fi director Roger Corman's 1957 film "Attack of the Crab Monsters"!
Please read my original tribute post for the late Mr. Johnson HERE -- and note that, beyond his iconic character of "The Professor" on television's GILLIGAN'S ISLAND, ...
...that he was also a regular presence in 1950s Sci-Fi films!
|Russell Johnson in Jack Arnold's classic "It Came From Outer Space".|
|Russell Johnson (Center) -- and that's not The Mate (who was a mightily sailing man) and The Skipper (brave and sure) with him!|
|Note Johnson's credit, at lower right.|
If you like this sort of stuff, you can't go wrong with this DVD -- chock full of commentaries and interviews, Roger Corman movie trailers of ALL kinds, and lots of other extras! Not to mention a noteworthy film appearance by Russell Johnson!
No spoilers here, but did Russell Johnson ever get off his "First Island" safely?