L’ÉTRANGE CRÉATURE DU LAC NOIR - CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (1954, USA, 80 mn, Noir & Blanc, Superscope 1.85:1, VISA : 15 566) un film de Jack ARNOLD avec Richard CARLSON, Julie ADAMS, Richard DENNING, Antonio MORENO scénario de Harry ESSEX et Arthur ROSS produit par William ALLAND un film UNIVERSAL UNE RESTAURATION UNIVERSAL STUDIOS Horrified, the mariner flees back to his stranded boat and vaguely recalls a "great storm".  Descending the slope, he sees a gigantic white stone object that he soon perceives to be a "well-shaped monolith whose massive bulk had known the workmanship and perhaps the worship of living and thinking creatures. "Dagon" is a short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft. The story mentions the Piltdown Man, which had not been exposed by the scientific community as an alleged fraud and hoax at the time of writing. Très vite, notre petite équipe de scientifiques va être confrontée à un monstre mi-homme mi-poisson vivant dans ce lagon…, Fort du succès de son précédent film "le météore de la nuit", Jack Arnold se voit confier dès l’année suivante un nouveau film de genre par les Studios Universal : "l’étrange créature du lac noir" ("creature from the black lagoon").
, The creature that appears in the story is often identified with the deity Dagon, but the creature is not identified by that name in the story "Dagon", and seems to be depicted as a typical member of his species, a worshipper rather than an object of worship. In "The Call of Cthulhu", one of the newspaper clippings collected by the late Professor Angell mentions a suicide from a window that may correspond to the death of the narrator of "Dagon". Posted by. Ask Lovecraft - The Creature From the Black Lagoon - YouTube The region was putrid with the carcasses of decaying fish and less describable things which [he] saw protruding from the nasty mud of the unending plain." Is the creature of the black lagoon considered as a deep-one ? Deranged Cultist. S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz call the latter story "manifestly an exhaustive reworking of 'Dagon'".. r/Lovecraft: Dedicated to the works of H.P. It is considered by many to be one of Lovecraft's most forward-looking stories. There's some dispute over what actually happens at the end of the story; Joshi and Schultz in the, Leslie Klinger,“The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft,” p. 3, H. P. Lovecraft, The Shadow Over Innsmouth. The story is the testament of a tortured, morphine-addicted man who relates an incident that occurred during his service as an officer during World War I.
It was written in July 1917 and is one of the first stories that Lovecraft wrote as an adult.
The story was inspired in part by a dream he had. A center of the Deep Ones' power in Innsmouth is the Esoteric Order of Dagon, ostensibly a Masonic-style fraternal order. The Creature from the Black Lagoon was influenced by H. P. Lovecraft, who wrote tales of strange creatures who never evolved from amphibians. The tale concerns a town in Massachusetts that has been taken over by the Deep Ones, a race of water-dwelling humanoids. Après avoir découvert une main fossilisée, des scientifiques décident de faire des recherches en plein cœur de l’Amazonie, à l’endroit même où a été trouvé ce qui semble être un membre supérieur d’une espèce mi-terrestre mi-aquatique. Grizzlyshark. r/Lovecraft. Close. As the narrator looks at the monolith, a creature emerges from the water: With only a slight churning to mark its rise to the surface, the thing slid into view above the dark waters. " There are also "crude sculptures" depicting: men—at least, a certain sort of men; though the creatures were shown disporting like fishes in the waters of some marine grotto, or paying homage at some monolithic shrine which appeared to be under the waves as well... [T]hey were damnably human in general outline despite webbed hands and feet, shockingly wide and flabby lips, glassy, bulging eyes, and other features less pleasant to recall. He mentions one abortive attempt to gain understanding of his experience: Once I sought out a celebrated ethnologist, and amused him with peculiar questions regarding the ancient Philistine legend of Dagon, the Fish-God; but soon perceiving that he was hopelessly conventional, I did not press my inquiries..
After two days of walking, he reaches his goal, a hill which turns out to be a mound on the edge of an "immeasurable pit or canyon".