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Invasion of the body snatchers (1956)
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Call no.:
DVD 022 922
Title:
Invasion of the body snatchers
Originally produced:
1956
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant "seed pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race, for his life, Dr. Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people.
Credits:
Republic Pictures ; Allied Artists Pictures Corporation ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Don Siegel ; screenplay by Daniel Mainwaring.
Publication:
Los Angeles, CA : Republic Entertainment Inc. ; Santa Monica, CA : distributed by Artisan Home Entertainment, c2002.
Languages:
English, Italian and Spanish soundtracks; French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (80 min.) : sound, black & white
Studio(s):
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation
Republic Entertainment Inc
Republic Pictures Corporation
Director(s):
Siegel, Don
Screenwriter(s):
Mainwaring, Daniel
Producer(s):
Wanger, Walter
Cast:
Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Carolyn Jones.
Production:
Director of photography, Ellsworth Fredericks; film editor, Robert S. Eisen; music composed and conducted by Carmen Dragon.
Notes:
Based on the Collier's magazine serial, Body snatchers / by Jack Finney.
Special features: interview with Kevin McCarthy; original theatrical trailer.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1956.
DVD; Dolby digital monaural.
Subjects:
Finney, Jack Film adaptations.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Horror films.
Film adaptations.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Horror films
Genre: Science fiction films
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: Italian
Spoken language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Invasion of the body snatchers
Director: Siegel, Don
Actor: Jones, Carolyn
Actor: McCarthy, Kevin
Actor: Wynter, Dana
Production studio: Allied Artists Pictures Corporation
Production studio: Republic Entertainment Inc
Production studio: Republic Pictures Corporation
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No