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Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)

Not Rated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | June 1959 (USA)
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 Dickinson ...
Gas Station Attendant (as Carl Dickensen)
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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Before - A Beautiful Girl. One Moment Later - A Skeleton! See more »

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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 alien teenagers'ray-gun supposedly strips the flesh from living beings, rendering them as skeletons. However, the skeleton used is obviously a suspended medical dummy as it has a fastening plate attached to the top of its skull. See more »

Quotes

Captain: Morrow! Go below and bring up the young gargon specimen. Now the decision depends on its reactions.
Derek: Wait, Captain. I have found evidence of intelligent beings on this planet!
Thor: Of what concern of foreign beings?
Derek: Of none to you, Thor! Just as you were so unconcerned when you destroyed this small creature, so bravely!
Thor: It was no more than an insect.
Derek: But it had life. And that life you had to take to satisfy your endless hunger for killing.
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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 »

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Featured in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

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Eerie Heavy Echo (L-1203)
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Music by Spencer Moore
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Have you seen Sparky?
18 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

If you like unintentionally bad movies from the 50's, you will absolutely LOVE Teenagers From Outer Space. First of all, you pretty much know what you're getting with a movie that has "teenagers" and "outer space" in the title...this masterpiece offers some of the worst acting, plot, script and f/x you will ever see, and all rolled into one neat little package. There is enough action and stupidity to keep you interested all the way through. Notice the voiced-over (obviously human) barking of the dog Sparky (RIP) at the beginning, classic. Interesting too is the fact that the actor who played the ship's captain (the guy with, not one, but TWO v's on his astro suit) went on to become the original Ronald MacDonald. I'm lovin' it, and you will too.


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