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Invisible Invaders -- Spine-tingling excitement builds with each narrow escape in this sci-fi thriller about a nightmarish attack on Earth that begins when aliens inhabit human corpses.  John Agar stars.

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Director:
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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Incredibly dumb, but I love it See more (42 total) »

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:
George Bruggeman ... Technician (uncredited)
Dick Cherney ... Zombie (uncredited)
Rudy Germane ... Game Spectator (uncredited)
Don Kennedy ... Pilot (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ... Car Crash Victim (uncredited)
Chuck Niles ... Hockey Game Announcer (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle ... Zombie (uncredited)
John Roy ... Game Spectator (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
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
67 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Finland:K-16 | USA:Approved (PCA #19241)

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Trivia:
The footage of a car crashing into an electrical substation is recycled from the end of Thunder Road (1958).See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Penner and others are at Noyman's grave, wire is visible through dirt when alien footprints approach.See more »
Quotes:
Phyllis Penner:I thought you weren't going to make it.
Maj. Bruce Jay:We almost did.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)See more »

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30 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Incredibly dumb, but I love it, 17 March 2003
Author: KillerCadugen from Waterbury, Connecticut

This is one of the dumbest movies ever made - but I still get a kick out of watching it over and over again. First - John Carradine is vaporized in an atomic lab explosion and yet an invisible invader (which somehow has to drag its feet in the sand as it walks) can still take over the body. Second - if someone got on the P.A. at a hockey game today and said the world is about the end, some of the guys in the cheap seats would go up there and beat him up instead of running away. Third - how many times can they use the same scene of the zombies stumbling down the hill outside the army bunker? This movie is so stupid, it's frightening, but for some reason I love it.

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