Imagine, if you can, a huge grizzly with ten legs armed with mighty talons and an enormous froglike
mouth splitting his head from ear to ear, exposing three rows of long, white tusks.
Initially entitled The Haunted Village, Charles Beaumont's script was adapted both from the 1927 novella The Case of Charles Ward Dexter (published in abridged form in Weird Tales, May-July, 1941, in complete version in the Arkham House's Beyond the Wall of Sleep collection, 1943), as well as from the April 1936 novella The Shadow over Innsmouth--especially the idea of mating Ann with the amphibious froglike
creature in the pit, an idea suggested in the upper capture of the theatre poster: "What was the hideous thing in the PIT that came to honor her?
Until about four months; in short as long as they have their big body and little limbs and that terrible froglike
in the characteristic pose of ancestral address, he would mix the soil and the water.
They are vaguely crustacean in appearance, with hard carapaces and the customary scaly, froglike
Clinical manifestation of hypothyroidism: They include fatigue and extreme somnolence with sleeping up to 12 to 14 hours a day, extreme muscular sluggish- ness, slowed heart rate, decreased cardiac output, decreased blood volume, sometimes increased body weight, constipation, mental sluggishness, failure of many trophic functions in the body evidenced by de- pressed growth of hair and scaliness of the skin, development of a froglike
husky voice, and in severe cases, development of an edematous appearance throughout the body called myxedema.
Her characterizations were supported by an intense physicality, as she bounced across the floor in a froglike
squat as six-year old Edith Ann, hunched over for Trudy the bag lady, or stood ramrod straight as Mrs.
She had an exceptionally long career as an actress playing chiefly comedy roles, enabled by her squeaky froglike
voice (hence she was an odd choice for the homesteader's wife).
The "butterfly" has froglike
legs and claws growing out of its wings as well as two elongated whiskers growing--not in front of its head but from its wings--ending in two tentacles.
Other details counter this, however, particularly the macabre quality of Piaf's froglike
, Tim Burton-esque hands, and the way the uneven application of paint disfigures the surface of her skin.
The shape and configuration of bones in the creature's skull, and particularly those in its palate, are very froglike
Frog) toons, based on a popular comic manga and TV show, about a froglike
alien that references and parodies other Japanese toons.