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The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  15 June 1955 (USA)
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A dysfunctional family operating an isolated date farm in the California desert is threatened by the arrival of an extra-terrestrial.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Birch ...
Allan Kelley
Lorna Thayer ...
Carol Kelley
Dona Cole ...
Sandra Kelley
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Deputy Larry Brewster (as Richard Sargeant)
Leonard Tarver ...
Him - aka Carl
Bruce Whitmore ...
The Beast (voice)
Chester Conklin ...
Ben Webber
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Storyline

An alien space craft lands in the desert. The alien takes over the minds of some of the local humans and animals and is able to see through them. The animals attack and the terror begins. Written by <cwe@cwe.sdi.agate.net>

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Release Date:

15 June 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Beast with 1,000,000 Eyes!  »

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$23,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Producer Roger Corman was unsatisfied with the way the film was progressing and took over from director David Kramarsky, without credit. See more »

Goofs

When Sandy is leaving the kitchen to go swimming, as in some other similar shots, the door which supposedly leads outside obviously opens to a studio interior. This is also the reason why the kitchen windows are always curtained, and the outside view is never visible through them. See more »

Quotes

Carol Kelley: I don't suppose it really matters, but...
Allan Kelley: Does anything really matter to you anymore?
Carol Kelley: Oh, I'm sorry she heard, I'm... I didn't mean to...
Allan Kelley: You say a lot of things you don't mean, Carol. But you still say them, don't ya?
Carol Kelley: Yes. I'm not easy to get along with am I? Oh, I don't know. I think I could stand it, except for
[looking at the horizon]
Carol Kelley: out there... all that wasteland and mountains. We might as well be on another planet. Oh, Alan without Sandy I don't know what would happen to me. It'd be just...
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a true classic for the "cheesy horror" buffs
26 January 1999 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This film is truly enjoyable as one of the classic cheesy horror flicks of the 20th century. As plain country folk become terrorized by the animals on their farm who's minds are under the control of..."THE BEAST!"...who to my dismay only has two eyes...............Watch for Dick Sargeant as the tough, yet understanding officer.......Good, Clean , Horror!!!


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