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THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN is really incredible!
it's a jack arnold's screen version from '57 of richard matheson's novel which tells u how it is when one day u start to shrink...
i always liked when these kind of ROBINSON CRUSOE or THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND style stories about humans trying to rise from hopeless situation, were set in different situations; like THE MOON PALACE by paul auster (where the central park plays the role of a deserted island), LIFE OF PI by yann martel (i didn't like it that much, but the deserted island there is changed for ... a boat with ... a tiger on it ...) and perhaps many others.
so here's the clip (with orson welles's voice over):
and a trailer with some shots for the encouragement:
BUT! they didn't show how he fights the tarantula! AWESOME!
and it's not only because tarantulas were always my greatest fear when i was a child (imagine falling asleep knowing that there is millions of tarantulas on the floor walking on each other just waiting to climb on the bed's leg and...)
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