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Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  June 1959 (USA)
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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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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Invasion of the Gargon  »

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Trivia

The film's producers could not afford to construct a giant lobster, so only its shadow is seen - cast, no doubt, by a normal-sized lobster. See more »

Goofs

The teenagers speak English so we the viewers can understand them, but arriving from outer space with suitcase like instruments is another thing. When they first exit their ship and set up their instruments to take readings, one of the suitcases even labeled inside as a "Multi-Channel Mixer". See more »

Quotes

[Upon discovering the skeleton in Simpson's office]
Hilda: I'm not going to keep a job where this sort of thing goes on.
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Crazy Credits

All of the film's main "Production Associates" (financiers) appeared in the movie under assumed names: Bryan G. Pearson (Thor, as Bryan Grant), Ursula Pearson - uncredited (Hilda, as Ursula Hansen), Tom Graeff (Joe Rogers, as Tom Lockyear), and Charles Robert Kaltenthaler (Derek, as David Love). Gene Sterling, also listed as a "Production Associate" makes a cameo as "The Leader." See more »

Connections

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Metropolitan Movement (ZR50)
(uncredited)
(aka "Underwater Scenic")
Music by Geordie Hormel
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This movie is the prime example of 50s B movie sci-fi.
4 July 2004 | by (Mansfield, CT USA) – See all my reviews

This film is a prime example of the low budget 1950s B movie sci-fi. This movie is the 50s and that's the best reason of why you should see it. Anyone who is interested in 50s sci-fi, has to see Teenagers From Outer Space. The flaws are so numerous they can't be counted, and the acting is as bad as the script. The only monsters in the movie are the Gargons, which are lobsters. Apart from these flaws, Teenagers From Outer Space is a fun movie. I've watched it several times and find it very entertaining. The alien's death ray gun is quite impressive, as are the scenes in which it is used. View this movie remembering it is 1959. I would think this film would have been quite popular and very scary back then. Sit down, relax and get a bowl of popcorn. Pop in the DVD or VCR and have a good time watching this fun, exciting 1950s sci-fi thriller.


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