The following is a collection of print media (+ trailers) from the initial run of 1959's "The Giant Behemoth" in the PNW. Seattle filmgoers also got 1958's "Spy in the Sky!" while the people of Portland got "The Disembodied (1957)."

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The Giant Behemoth (1959)
Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur that threatens London.
Director: Eugène Lourié
Writers: Eugène Lourié (screenplay), Robert Abel (story), Daniel James (screenplay)
Stars: Gene Evans, André Morell, John Turner
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Spy in the Sky! (1958)
A captive German, engaged in the Russian satellite program, holds the secret of Sputnik's beep signals. He escapes into the Free World where he is kidnapped by agents who want to "sell" him to the highest bidder.
Director: W. Lee Wilder
Writers: Myles Wilder (screenplay), Albert Sidney Fleischman. (novel "Counterspy Express")
Stars: Steve Brodie, Sandra Francis, Andrea Domburg

The Disembodied (1957)
A photographer on an expedition in the jungle runs afoul of a voodoo cult.
Director: Walter Grauman
Writer: Jack Townley
Stars: Paul Burke, Allison Hayes, John Wengraf
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May 12, 1959 ad (Seattle)

May 13, 1959 ad (Seattle)

May 13, 1959 ad (Seattle)

May 14, 1959 ad (Seattle)

July 8, 1959 ad (Portland)

July 8, 1959 ad (Portland)

July 9, 1959 ad (Portland)

The Giant Behemoth (1959) trailer
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The Disembodied (1957) trailer
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Spy in the Sky! (1958) trailer

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