Godzilla First Came Roaring Into Cinema 65 Years Ago

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Friday, May 31, 2019 - 11:13am

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Godzilla first stomped into theaters 65 years ago.

65 years ago, one of the most iconic movie monsters was created, emerging from Japan’s nuclear fallout. His name is Godzilla.

After all of those decades impacting pop culture — including some stops and starts — Godzilla returns in the new film that opens on Friday, "Godzilla: King of the Monsters."

To talk about the character’s continued impact and popularity, The Show reached out to Deborah Deacon, faculty associate at ASU’s School of Art.

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