War of the Colossal Beast (1958, Sally Fraser, Roger Pace)


A sequel to 'The Amazing Colossal Man' (1957), this B movie classic features the Colossal Man himself (Manning) menacing a GM 'Silversides' full of school children. Understandably a model is used for some of the footage;the real thing carries fleet number 549. The bus carries a banner for the school, and the fleetname has been scrubbed over, but there appears to be a Greyhound logo on the side of both the model and the real bus. That would therefore identify it as Greyhound 549, a 1947 GM PD-3751:
No children are harmed; the Colossal Man's sister persuades him to let them go:

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