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Killers from Space -- A scientist monitoring atomic tests, killed in a plane crash, is revived by aliens so he can spy on the tests and help them conquer the world.

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Director:
Writers:
William Raynor (screenplay)
Myles Wilder (story)
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Release Date:
23 January 1954 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Earth attacked! See more »
Plot:
A scientist is monitoring atomic tests. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
NewsDesk:
(7 articles)
’50’s Sci-Fi Writer Myles Wilder Dies
 (From Famous Monsters of Filmland. 27 April 2010, 10:27 AM, PDT)

Peter Graves: 1926-2010
 (From Famous Monsters of Filmland. 17 March 2010, 12:39 PM, PDT)

Peter Graves obituary
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 15 March 2010, 11:14 AM, PDT)

User Reviews:
I am soo surprised it hasn't been done by MST3K! See more (67 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter Graves ... Dr. Doug Paul Martin
James Seay ... Col. Banks
Steve Pendleton ... Briggs
Frank Gerstle ... Dr. Curt Kruger (as Frank Gerstel)
John Frederick ... Deneb / The Tala (as John Merrick)
Barbara Bestar ... Ellen Martin
Shepard Menken ... Maj. Clift (as Shep Menken)
Jack Daly ... Power House Guard
Ron Gans ... Sentry - Sgt. Powers (as Ron Kennedy)
Ben Welden ... Pilot - Tar Baby 2
Burt Wenland ... Sgt. Bandero
Lester Dorr ... Station Attendant
Robert Roark ... Guard
Ruth Bennett ... Secretary - Miss Vincent
Mark Scott ... Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy Engel ... 1st Police Dispatcher (uncredited)
Coleman Francis ... Guy in Power Plant Answering Phone (uncredited)

Directed by
W. Lee Wilder 
 
Writing credits
William Raynor (screenplay) (as Bill Raynor)

Myles Wilder (story)

Produced by
Fred M. Muller .... associate producer
W. Lee Wilder .... producer
 
Original Music by
Manuel Compinsky 
 
Cinematography by
William H. Clothier (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
William Faris 
 
Makeup Department
Harry Thomas .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mack V. Wright .... production supervisor
 
Sound Department
George E.H. Hanson .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim James .... lighting
 
Music Department
Alec Compinsky .... music supervisor
Manuel Compinsky .... conductor
 
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Runtime:
71 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Australia:PG | UK:U | USA:G (2005 DVD release) | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #16683)

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Trivia:
At approx 38:08 an alien is taking measurements and you hear him saying something. It was "The readings are...25,26 to the right...27,28,29 to the left...30,31 up...32,33 down." played in reverse.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Briggs is on the phone with Banks there is a chair in front of the flag but in the next scene when Mrs. Martin is sitting on the couch there is a stand with a vase of flowers in front of the flag.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Douglas Martin:Who are you?
Deneb Tala:A scientist. Like yourself.
Dr. Douglas Martin:Where do you come from?
Deneb Tala:From a planet yet unknown to you.
Dr. Douglas Martin:You know my name. You speak English.
Deneb Tala:We speak every language.
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Movie Connections:
Edited into Sicko (2007)See more »

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9 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
I am soo surprised it hasn't been done by MST3K!, 17 April 1999
Author: Guilala from Bridgewater, MA, USA

This film is soo jaw droppingly cheesy. The film begins with tons of atomic stock footage. Then the plot gets down to business. Peter Graves is a scientist kidnapped by jaw droppingly awful aliens with unbelievable eyes. They show him a bizzare montage of stock footage. Then everyone thinks he's insane when the aliens return him to civilization. I recommend this to any fans of bad movies, they will love it.

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