generally unfamiliar title Just Imagine. More notable American made science fiction films of the 1930’s include King Kong, and Lost Horizon.
Many of these films produced not only a great storyline, but also a classic movie character. Two of these unforgettable classic characters come from the blending of two genres – science fiction and horror. They would be Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein (1910), and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912).
Many of today’s science fiction films are based on comic book characters. This is nothing new. In 1934, comic strip characters entered motion pictures in movie serials. Two good examples of this include Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon (both played by Buster Crabbe). The similarity extended beyond the actor playing the role, as each of these characters were space heroes, and each had a movie that was similar in title. Buck Rogers