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The Trollenberg Terror
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Director:
Writers:
Jimmy Sangster (screenplay)
Peter Key (story)
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Release Date:
31 December 1958 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
WARNING: If you've ever been hypnotized, do not come alone! See more »
Plot:
A series of decapitations on a Swiss mountainside appear to be connected to a mysterious radioactive cloud. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Directed by
Quentin Lawrence 
 
Writing credits
Jimmy Sangster (screenplay)

Peter Key (story)

Produced by
Robert S. Baker .... producer
Monty Berman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stanley Black 
 
Cinematography by
Monty Berman 
 
Film Editing by
Henry Richardson 
 
Art Direction by
Duncan Sutherland 
 
Makeup Department
Eleanor Jones .... makeup artist
Joy Vigo .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Ronald Liles .... production supervisor (as Ronald C. Lisles)
Charles Permane .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Norman Harrison .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Richard A. Smith .... sound recordist (as Dick Smith)
 
Special Effects by
Les Bowie .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Desmond Davis .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Stanley Black .... conductor
 
Other crew
Yvonne Richards .... continuity
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Trollenberg Terror" - UK (original title)
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Runtime:
Germany:82 min | USA:84 min
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Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono | Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (re-rating) (2006) | USA:Unrated | West Germany:18 (nf)

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Trivia:
For its release in America the film was cut down to 75 minutes, because American distributors wanted to get to the monsters faster. The full running length of the film is 84 minutes and is fully restored on the DVD release.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the train scene early on Forrest Tucker is reading a fresh, crisp, unwrinkled newspaper when Janet Munro has one of her bad spells and falls in his lap. As she falls, Tucker's newspaper looks like it has gone through a few takes already.See more »
Quotes:
Philip Truscott:Cute little things, aren't they?
Alan Brooks:Yeah. I'm gonna throw a bomb at that one. You watch on the screen, see what happens.
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19 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Loved this one, 25 May 2003
Author: Aujouret

I saw this film, The Crawling Eye, on TV as a kid back in the very early 60s. Scared me to death. They keep the goodies from you until almost the end. Creepy. Kind of gross. I remember the mountain climbers at the very beginning of the flick: Why did you let go of the rope? Didn't you see him? His head was gone!! Don't miss this one- it's fun.

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