October 16, 2014 - Godzilla


  • Question: When the original Gojira classic was imported from Japan in 1958, it was renamed Godzilla and re-edited, now who was the star the studios inserted into the movie for the US market? – and while you are thinking...

 
  • Answer: To make Gojira more attractive to the North American audiences, the US distribution changed the name to Godzilla and inserted scenes with the popular Canadian-born  actor, Raymond Burr (pre Perry Mason), which were all shot in California and re-edited into the original Japanese version.