The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas (1957)

The Abominable Snowman (1957) UK / 91 min / Adventure Horror / B/W

Written by Roger MalcolmMV5BMTc0Nzc1NzE0OF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNzY0NDAzMQ@@._V1_SY475_SX334_

On an adventure in the Himalayas for evidence of the Abominable Snowman, one scientist discovers the answers – albeit horrifically.  Val Guest directs as he would on both The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) and Quatermass 2 (1957).  The screenplay is based on a story called The Creature, both written by Nigel Kneale, known more famously for his creation of Dr. Bernard Quatermass.  Quatermass, which tells the story of a highly moral British scientist that discovers a threat to humanity by alien forces, would spawn 3 television serials for the BBC in the 50’s, radio programs, a 4-part serial by Thames Television in the 70’s, a remake by BBC in 2005 of the original serial and 3 feature films from Hammer Film Productions.
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2014 New Year Resolutions

Colourful 2014 in fiery sparklers
Written by Roger Malcolm

I have never taken the New Year resolution very serious.  I suppose I always allowed the view of others’ failures to cheapen the overall idea.  It wasn’t until 2013 when I realized I should set a New Year’s resolution for myself.  I thought about what it was that I wanted to do and it wasn’t long before I realized my goal.

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