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Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958) Poster

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This film was made right after the success of Sputnik. The alien spacecraft is called a "satellite" because the writer thought that meant any spherical shaped spacecraft.
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The giant bald space alien is played by Michael Ross. He can also be spotted playing the bartender.
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Yvette Vickers had a close call when filming her character's death scene. A large nail on one of the boards from the fallen debris stood dangerously close to her head.
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Director Nathan Juran insisted on being billed as "Nathan Hertz" (Hertz was Juran's middle name), apparently because he was embarrassed by this film's low budget and poor quality.
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Nancy Archer's car is a 1958 Chrysler Imperial convertible. The sheriff's car is a 1958 Plymouth. His station wagon is also a 1958 Plymouth.
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The movie's poster was as #8 of "The 25 Best Movie Posters Ever" by Premiere magazine.
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According to Yvette Vickers, the suggestion for her sexy dance came from Frank Chase, brother of dancer Barrie Chase, who played Deputy Charlie.
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The ad for this movie was designed by Roger Corman and is in the Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection.
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Several years after this film was made, the Woolner Brothers planned to do a bigger-budget sequel that would be shot in CinemaScope and color. A final script was written and printed, but the film never went into production.
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The movie was shot in eight days for $89,000, which was $10,000 under budget.
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Shooting was completed in only eight days.
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