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Earth vs. the flying saucers (1956)
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Call no.:
DVD 012 181
Title:
Earth vs. the flying saucers
Alternate titles:
Earth versus the flying saucers
Originally produced:
1956
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Earthlings are pitted against alien humanoids in a violent battle for earth's survival! When the zombie-like aliens arrive at the U.S. army base in search of help for their dying planet, they try to make friendly contact with scientist Dr. Russ Marvin and his recent bride. But the military greets their fleet with gunfire and the aliens are forced to retaliate.
Credits:
Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Clover production ; screenplay by George Worthing Yates, Raymond T. Marcus ; screenstory by Curtis Siodmak ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; directed by Fred F. Sears.
Edition:
Widescreen version.
Publication:
Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2002.
Languages:
In English with optional English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese or Thai subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (83 min.) : sound, black & white
Studio(s):
Clover production
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Director(s):
Sears, Fred F
Screenwriter(s):
Siodmak, Curt
Yates, George Worthing
Marcus, Raymond T.
Producer(s):
Schneer, Charles H
Harryhausen, Ray
Cast:
Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis.
Production:
Director of photography, Fred Jackman, Jr. ; editor, Danny D. Landres ; technical effects, Ray Harryhausen.
Notes:
Suggested by Flying saucers from outer space by Major Donald E. Keyhoe.
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1956.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Special features : documentary: The Harryhausen chronicals; featurette: This is dynamation; featurette: The making of Earth vs. the flying saucers; theatrical trailers.
Issued in a slipcase by the title : The fantastic films of Ray Harryhausen, legendary science fiction series.
Subjects:
Keyhoe, Donald E. (Donald Edward), 1897- Film adaptations.
Genre:
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Action and adventure films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Science fiction films
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: Multiple languages
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Earth vs. the flying saucers
Director: Sears, Fred F
Actor: Curtis, Donald
Actor: Marlowe, Hugh
Actor: Taylor, Joan
Production studio: Clover production
Production studio: Columbia Pictures Corporation
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action