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Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  June 1959 (USA)
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A young alien (David Love) falls for a pretty teenage Earth girl (Dawn Anderson) and they team up to try to stop the plans of his invading cohorts, who intend to use Earth as a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Love ...
Dawn Bender ...
Betty Morgan (as Dawn Anderson)
Bryan Grant ...
Harvey B. Dunn ...
Gramps Morgan
Tom Graeff ...
Joe Rogers (as Tom Lockyear)
King Moody ...
Spacecraft Captain (as Robert King Moody)
Helen Sage ...
Frederick Welch ...
Dr. C.R. Brandt, MD (as Frederic Welch)
Carl Dickensen ...
Gas Station Attendant
Sonia Torgeson ...
Billy Bridges ...
Driver picking up Thor
James Conklin ...
Prof. Simpson
Gene Sterling ...
Ralph Lowe ...
Bill DeLand ...
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A young alien (David Love) falls for a pretty teenage Earth girl (Dawn Anderson) and they team up to try to stop the plans of his invading cohorts, who intend to use Earth as a food-breeding ground for giant lobsters from their planet. The invaders, who arrive in a flying saucer, carry deadly ray guns that turn Earth-people into skeletons. Written by alfiehitchie

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They blast the flesh off humans! See more »

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Invasion of the Gargon  »

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Trivia

The night watchman at Station 86 is reading a book titled "The Flying Saucers are Real" by Donald Keyhoe. See more »

Goofs

About half of the film is supposed to take place at night. You can tell because they say things like "when it gets light" and the interiors of the car are dark. Despite this, it is clearly daylight in every single exterior shot. See more »

Quotes

Thor: I will find you. I will find you. I will find you. I will find you. Ahhhhhhggg.
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Crazy Credits

To give his film more credibility, writer/director/composer/editor/producer/actor Tom (Lockyear) Graeff credited himself as "Tom Lockyear" for the role of Joe, a newspaper reporter and Betty's boyfriend. See more »


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Eerie Dramatic (L-653)
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Music by Spencer Moore
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Behind the scenes story was even better
12 January 2007 | by (Alexandria VA) – See all my reviews

Tom Graeff's entire film career consisted of this one film and work editing another. He shot it for $5000, performed much of the work himself, and gave his boyfriend David Love (Charles Robert Kaltenthaler) the lead role. Graeff was 28 and Love 23 when the film was shot. Graeff died 12 years later after an apparent mental breakdown; no one seems to know what happened to Love. Amazingly, Warners paid $25,000 for distribution rights for this clunker at a time when teen audiences were eating up sci-fi movies. More bizarre details about the film, including props and locations used, are at the Daddy-O's Drive-In Dirt website.


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