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The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Wise

Writing Credits  

Edmund H. North ... (screen play)
 
Harry Bates ... (based on a story by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Billy Gray ...
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Lock Martin ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Aherne ...
General at Pentagon (uncredited)
Walter Bacon ...
Sightseer at Spaceship (uncredited)
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Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
Oscar Blank ...
Peddler (uncredited)
Marshall Bradford ...
Chief of Staff (uncredited)
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Farmer (uncredited)
John Brown ...
George Barley (uncredited)
John Burton ...
British Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Michael Capanna ...
Sentry (uncredited)
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Thomas Stevens Jr (uncredited)
Wheaton Chambers ...
Mr. Bleeker (uncredited)
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Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
Jean Charney ...
Mother (uncredited)
Beulah Christian ...
Secretary (uncredited)
John Close ...
Captain (uncredited)
Louise Colombet ...
French Woman (uncredited)
James Conaty ...
General at Pentagon (uncredited)
Frank Conroy ...
Mr. Harley (uncredited)
Eric Corrie ...
British Soldier (uncredited)
John Costello ...
Cockney (uncredited)
James Craven ...
Businessman (uncredited)
Marjorie Crossland ...
Hilda (uncredited)
Jack Daly ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Elmer Davis ...
Himself - Commentator (uncredited)
Lawrence Dobkin ...
Army Physician (uncredited)
Jim Doyle ...
Medical Corps Major (uncredited)
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Government Man (uncredited)
Charles Evans ...
Major General (uncredited)
Edith Evanson ...
Mrs. Crockett (uncredited)
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Extra in Office Building Corridor (uncredited)
Michael Ferris ...
British Soldier (uncredited)
Elizabeth Flournoy ...
Emma - Jewelry Clerk (uncredited)
Grady Galloway ...
American Radar Operator (uncredited)
Bill Gentry ...
Sentry (uncredited)
Paul Gerrits ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Military Officer at Pentagon Meeting (uncredited)
Glenn Hardy ...
Interviewer (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
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Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Al Haskell ...
Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
Gabriel Heatter ...
Himself - Commentator (uncredited)
Gil Herman ...
Government Agent (uncredited)
John Hiestand ...
TV Announcer on Truck (uncredited)
H.V. Kaltenborn ...
Himself - Commentator (uncredited)
Hassan Khayyam ...
Indian Radio Announcer (uncredited)
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Platoon Leader (uncredited)
Freeman Lusk ...
General Cutler (uncredited)
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Colonel Ryder (uncredited)
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Brigadier General (uncredited)
Bert Madrid ...
Sightseer at Spaceship (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney ...
Sentry (uncredited)
Sandee Marriott ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Air Force Sergeant (uncredited)
Tyler McVey ...
Brady (uncredited)
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Military Officer at Pentagon Meeting (uncredited)
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Voice of General (uncredited)
Ralph Montgomery ...
Government Man (uncredited)
Bruce Morgan ...
Government Man (uncredited)
Joseph C. Narcisse ...
Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
Bill Neff ...
Police Officer Behind Desk (uncredited)
Howard Negley ...
Colonel (uncredited)
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Margaret - Secretary (uncredited)
Anton Northpole ...
Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
Sammy Ogg ...
Sam (uncredited)
Robert Osterloh ...
Major White (uncredited)
Gayle Pace ...
Captain (uncredited)
Drew Pearson ...
Himself - Commentator (uncredited)
Ted Pearson ...
Colonel (uncredited)
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Military Police Captain (uncredited)
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Cab Driver (uncredited)
Mike Ragan ...
Army Captain (uncredited)
John M. Reed ...
Tank Driver (uncredited)
Bob Reeves ...
Operator (uncredited)
Barry Regan ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Fay Roope ...
Major General (uncredited)
Pola Russ ...
Russian Woman (uncredited)
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Government Man (uncredited)
Bernard Sell ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Charles Sherlock ...
Government Man (uncredited)
Peter Similuk ...
Russian Pilot (uncredited)
Bob Simpson ...
Colonel (uncredited)
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Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
Reginald Lal Singh ...
Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
Marc Snow ...
Government Man (uncredited)
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Mr. Krull (uncredited)
Kim Spalding ...
Army Orderly (uncredited)
Murray Steckler ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Harmon Stevens ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Voice of Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Glen Walters ...
Scientific Delegate (uncredited)
Harlan Warde ...
Carlson (uncredited)
Gil Warren ...
Government Man (uncredited)
Bill Welsh ...
Radio News Caster (uncredited)
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Sentry (uncredited)
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Military Police Sergeant (uncredited)
Wilson Wood ...
Government Man (uncredited)
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Colonel in Jeep (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Julian Blaustein ... producer

Music by 

Bernard Herrmann

Cinematography by 

Leo Tover ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

William Reynolds

Art Direction by 

Addison Hehr
Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

Set Decoration by 

Claude E. Carpenter ... (as Claude Carpenter) (set decorations)
Thomas Little ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Travilla ... (costumes designed by)
Clinton Sandeen ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Gene Bryant ... unit manager (uncredited)
Darryl F. Zanuck ... executive in charge of production (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Richard Del Ruth ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Stanley Hough ... assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Bert Leeds ... second unit director (uncredited)
Arthur Lueker ... first assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Harry M. Leonard ... sound
Arthur von Kirbach ... sound (as Arthur L. Kirbach)

Special Effects by 

Melbourne A. Arnold ... robot builder (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Fred Sersen ... special photographic effects
L.B. Abbott ... effects team (uncredited)
Lyman Hallowell ... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Ray Kellogg ... effects team (uncredited)
Emil Kosa ... effects team (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Perkins Bailey ... costume designer: Klaatu's
Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe director
Sam Benson ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Ed Wynigear ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Orven Schanzer ... first assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Bernard Herrmann ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Samuel Hoffman ... musician: theremin (uncredited)
Paul Shure ... musician: theremin (uncredited)

Other crew 

Samuel Herrick ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Anthony Jowitt ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Steve Pritko ... stand-in: Michael Rennie (uncredited)
Clifford Sales ... double: Billy Gray (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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