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Not of This Earth (1957)

Approved  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  10 February 1957 (USA)
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An alien agent from the distant planet Davana is sent to earth via a high-tech matter transporter. There he terrorizes Southern California in an attempt to acquire blood for his dying race, the result of a devastating nuclear war.

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Cast overview:
Paul Birch ...
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Morgan Jones ...
Harry Sherbourne
William Roerick ...
Dr. F.W. Rochelle
Jonathan Haze ...
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Joe Piper (as Richard Miller)
Anna Lee Carroll ...
Davanna Woman (as Anne Carroll)
Pat Flynn ...
Barbara Bohrer ...
Waitress
Roy Engel ...
Sgt. Walton
Tamar Cooper ...
Joanne
Harold Fong ...
Speciman
Lyle Latell ...
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Gail Ganley ...
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Ralph Reed ...
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An alien agent from the distant planet Davana is sent to earth via a high-tech matter transporter. There he terrorizes Southern California in an attempt to acquire blood for his dying race, the result of a devastating nuclear war.

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Allied Artists Pictures released this film on a double bill with Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957) with the tag line "Terrorama! Double Horror Sensation!" See more »

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Not only can you see the boom microphone, but can see it's shadow on the wall when Nadine talks to her boyfriend Harry, at the kitchen table. See more »

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Earth is in trouble. On the planet known as Davana, good fresh blood from subhuman earthlings is in high demand, so whatever you do, don't look at the collector's eyes. Poof….there goes your brain, burnt to a crisp. You have been "dispatched" and shortly after, you "donate" your blood to his nifty body-draining siphon-in-a-brief-case.

The collector has his own blood issues but with the help of his snoopy thug chauffeur he is able to motor around in a black 1957 Cad to get help from nurse Garland and do a little research in the local library. No need to worry about his ability to control people with mental telepathy, nor should you be concerned about that hi-tech dimensional warp cleverly disguised as his closet, the crematory and blood bank in the basement, or the ultra creepy floating bat thing with deformed antenna and a dome like skirt that he lets out of a glass tube to float through your window, envelope your head and do unspeakable things to your helpless noggin.

Before we all become blood donors for Davana's red cross, will we discover the collector's Achilles Heel in time to save nurse Beverly from a one way trip through the dimensional warp? The answer is not of this earth.


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