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Writer:
Samuel Newman (written by)
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Release Date:
15 May 1959 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A sci-fi shocker that'll keep you awake at night! See more »
Plot:
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Agar ... Maj. Bruce Jay

Jean Byron ... Phyllis Penner
Philip Tonge ... Dr. Adam Penner
Robert Hutton ... Dr. John Lamont

John Carradine ... Dr. Karol Noymann
Hal Torey ... The Farmer

Paul Langton ... Lt. Gen. Stone
Eden Hartford ... WAAF Secretary
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Kennedy ... Pilot (uncredited)
Chuck Niles ... Hockey Game Announcer (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward L. Cahn 
 
Writing credits
Samuel Newman (written by)

Produced by
Robert E. Kent .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Dunlap 
 
Cinematography by
Maury Gertsman (director of photography)
 
Art Direction by
William Glasgow 
 
Set Decoration by
Morris Hoffman 
 
Makeup Department
Phillip Scheer .... makeup artist (as Philip Scheer)
Kaye Shea .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Ben Hersh .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herbert S. Greene .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Max Frankel .... property master
 
Sound Department
Henry Adams .... sound effects editor
Al Overton .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Roger George .... special effects
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Einar Bourman .... wardrobe man
Sabine Manela .... wardrobe woman (as Sabine Manella)
 
Editorial Department
Grant Whytock .... supervising editor
 
Other crew
Buzz Gibson .... chief technician
Dell Ross .... script supervisor
 
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Runtime:
67 min
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Certification:
Finland:K-16 | USA:Approved (PCA #19241)

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Trivia:
The name of the character "Dr. Karol Noyman" (played by John Carradine) was recycled by screenwriter Samuel Newman from an entirely different character in his film The Giant Claw (1957) (played there by Edgar Barrier).See more »
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Plot holes: Why would aliens block transmissions only after the sound wave experiments?See more »
Quotes:
Phyllis Penner:I thought you weren't going to make it.
Maj. Bruce Jay:We almost did.
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21 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Grandfather of Night of the living dead, 15 July 2005
Author: furlough1 from United States

Shuffling reincarnated zombies.. reanimated by Invisible invaders? If you call your self a zombie fan then you HAVE TO SEE THIS...

STRANGE.. BUT Interesting... on a double bill with "fiend without a face".. it freaked out movie goers by the thousands..

i find it a very interesting movie,,, flawed.. but without a doubt... very very much worth a viewing...

"THE DEAD WILL KILL THE LIVING" so sayeth John Carradine!!

Adam Tanner.. you have had your warning..

the zombies walk just like the zombies in NOTLD, the make-up is very much the same as NOTLD and the eeriness is also obviously borrowed 10 years later as a basis for NOTLD... I cant believe John Russo or George Romero have never admitted to this fact. In much the same way that ALIEN was based on IT! The terror from Beyond Space!!

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