Cast and Crew: Mara Corday
What It’s About: Volcanic activity in Mexico releases giant scorpions from deep within the Earth. The largest kills the others and heads towards Mexico City. Can American geologist Hank Scott (Richard Denning) find a way to stop The Black Scorpion before it’s too late?
Why Watch it Today?: Star Richard Denning was born today in 1924. Denning showed up in several 1950s sci-fi/horror films, including The Creature from the Black Lagoon and Target Earth in addition to today’s film, which was legendary stop-motion animator Willis O’Brien’s final project.
Other Choices: Twice-Told Tales also features Richard Denning.