Original 'Godzilla' to Make Uncut Debut in U.S. An uncut version of the 1954 Japanese sci-fi movie Godzilla is finally premiering in U.S. theaters. The original film was in part a meditation on the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But its American distributors, who wanted to emphasize the film's monster-movie aspects, cut out 40 minutes and added new scenes starring American actor Raymond Burr. David D'Arcy reports.

Original 'Godzilla' to Make Uncut Debut in U.S.

Original 'Godzilla' to Make Uncut Debut in U.S.

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An uncut version of the 1954 Japanese sci-fi movie Godzilla is finally premiering in U.S. theaters. The original film was in part a meditation on the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But its American distributors, who wanted to emphasize the film's monster-movie aspects, cut out 40 minutes and added new scenes starring American actor Raymond Burr. David D'Arcy reports.

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