'Japan's Favorite Mon-Star' Back on the Marquee
Fifty years ago Godzilla, Japan's giant radioactive reptile, made his first film appearance. The film is now in theatres in a new uncut version. Author Steve Ryfle talks about the film, directed in 1954 by Ishiro Honda. Ryfle's book about Godzilla is Japan's Favorite Mon-Star: The Unauthorized Biography of 'The Big G'
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