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The Crawling Eye (1958)

The Trollenberg Terror (original title)
Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 31 December 1958 (USA)
A series of decapitations on a Swiss mountainside appear to be connected to a mysterious radioactive cloud.

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Laurence Payne ...
Jennifer Jayne ...
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Frederick Schiller ...
Andrew Faulds ...
Stuart Saunders ...
Colin Douglas ...
Derek Sydney ...
Richard Golding ...
George Herbert ...
Anne Sharp ...
German Woman with Little Girl
Leslie Heritage ...
Jeremy Longhurst ...
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Storyline

A remote mountain resort in Switzerland is invaded by horrible alien creatures that like to decapitate humans. The beings are also in telepathic communication with people and inhabit a mysterious, radioactive cloud at the base of the Trollenberg mountain. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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A man dissolves...and out of the oozing mist comes the hungry eye, slave to the demon brain! See more »

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Trivia

The light aircraft shown mid way through the film is a Morane-Saulnier MN 502 Criquet - based on the WW2 German Fieseler Fi 156 Storch See more »

Goofs

The jet bomber at the end of the film is an English Electric Canberra, except for one shot where it mysteriously becomes a late-model Gloster Meteor jet fighter. See more »

Quotes

Alan Brooks: Looks like you're goin' for a climb.
Dewhurst: Yes, we're going up the Trollenberg. Gonna have a noggin before we start. Care to join us?
Alan Brooks: All right.
Dewhurst: What's it goin' to be?
Alan Brooks: Scotch, please.
Dewhurst: Scotch and the two brandies. Better give me a bottle of brandy to take with us. Keep the cold out tonight.
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Crazy Credits

The films opening credits flash onto the screen when the passenger train rolls into the darkness of a tunnel. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Freakazoid!: In Arm's Way/The Cloud (1995) See more »

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I like it!
18 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

What a fun movie. The goofiest monsters ever! This is late night shock theater at it's best. A minor classic that delivers all the b-movie thrills you expect. The cast is wonderful, and the sets are superb. You can't go wrong with this DVD.


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