Benedict Pictures Corporation
Benedict Pictures Corporation, also called Benedict Productions (ベネディクト・プロ, Benedikuto Puro, lit. "Benedict Pro.") was an American film company operated by Henry G. Saperstein Enterprises. Most famously, it collaborated with Toho in planning and financing Frankenstein vs. Baragon (1965), Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965), and The War of the Gargantuas (1966), as well as producing Woody Allen's What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966), which repurposed footage from Toho's A Keg of Powder (1964) and Key of Keys (1965).
- Frankenstein vs. Baragon (1965) - Financier [with Toho]
- Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965) - Financier [with Toho]
- The War of the Gargantuas (1966) - Financier [with Toho]
- Godzilla (TV 1978-1979) - Financier [with Hanna-Barbera, Toho]
- Benedict is not acknowledged in the Japanese versions of any of its three kaiju films with Toho. Moreover, Frankenstein vs. Baragon is the only one whose domestic poster mentions the company.
- Toho's international export trailer for Invasion of Astro-Monster features a card reading "Produced by TOHO CO., LTD. IN COOPERATION WITH BENEDICT PICTURES." The export cut of The War of the Gargantuas, meanwhile, included the text "Co-produced by Toho Company, Limited & Benedict Pictures Corporation" in its opening credits.
- Frankenstein Conquers the World (the U.S. theatrical version of Frankenstein vs. Baragon) and its poster both refer to the film as a co-production with Benedict's parent company, Henry G. Saperstein Enterprises. That is also the company credited on the end card for the TV version of Frankenstein Conquers the World. However, Benedict itself is given a copyright attribution on the title cards of all U.S. versions of Invasion of Astro-Monster and The War of the Gargantuas.
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