Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) | Colorized | 1h 23min | Horror, Sci-Fi | English | Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact a scientist as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.
Director: Fred F. Sears
Writers: Bernard Gordon (screenplay), George Worthing Yates (screenplay)
Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (a.k.a. Invasion of the Flying Saucers and Flying Saucers from Outer Space) is a 1956 American horror science fiction film from Columbia Pictures, produced by Charles H. Schneer, directed by Fred F. Sears, that stars Hugh Marlowe and Joan Taylor. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers was released as a double feature with The Werewolf.
The film’s storyline was suggested by the bestselling, 1953 non-fiction book Flying Saucers from Outer Space by Maj. Donald Keyhoe.
The film’s stop-motion animation special effects were created by Ray Harryhausen.
CAST & CHARACTERS:
Hugh Marlowe as Dr. Russell A. Marvin
Joan Taylor as Carol Marvin
Donald Curtis as Major Huglin
Morris Ankrum as Brig. Gen. John Hanley
John Zaremba as Prof. Kanter
Thomas Browne Henry as Vice-Admiral Enright
Grandon Rhodes as General Edmunds
Larry J. Blake as the motorcycle policeman
Charles Evans as Dr. Alberts
Harry Lauter as Cutting, Kanter’s technician
Paul Frees as Aliens (uncredited voice)