Need Sci-Fi movie identified -- please

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  1. Eric Huffstutler

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    As a kid who grew up watching Chiller and Shock Theater of the 1960s, one movie stuck out in my mind which I am seeking.

    All I remember is a scene where a man is swallowed up by a clear gelatin blob and can see him dissolve inside it - maybe to a skeleton. I thought it was on a city street but may not have been?

    One person though this may be "The Flame Barrier" from 1958.

    Can anyone verify or tell me which movie I am thinking of?

    Thanks!
    Eric
     
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    Wasn't that "The Blob" with Steve McQueen? It's been awhile since I saw the original, so that particular scene might not be in this movie. Come to think of it, I think the blob was pinkish red in color, not clear....

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    I don't think it was The Blob (made the same year) as it was not transparent.
     
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    Could it be X-The Unknown from '56? More information here: X - The Unknown
    Apparently the film features a nasty mud like substance that melts it's victims. Sounds interesting.
     
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    I know that the remake of "The Blob" from the 80s had a similar scene. I can't think of anything from the late 50s though.

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    "The Angry Red Planet."
     
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    Eric, you seem to have started this thread all over the place. All others, except this one, are closed.
     
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    Had another query of the almost identical subject title but asking a different question. Also, this one was mistakenly placed under the TV section and asked for it to be moved but wasn't so started one where it I thought it should be. Sorry for the dupes but wanted exposure to get an answer.

    Eric
     
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    Seems to me that CALTIKI THE IMMORTAL MONSTER has a sequence like this at the end...
     
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    The "Blob" started out clear, but as it consumed its prey it turned a reddish/blackish blob.
    I don't remember the skeletons though.

    "Caltiki" seems another possibility.
     

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