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The Slime People
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Director:
Writers:
Blair Robertson (written by) and
Joseph F. Robertson (written by)
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Release Date:
24 February 1966 (Mexico) See more »
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Up from the bowels of the earth come...
Plot:
After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis. See more » | Full synopsis »
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In A Class All Its Own See more (31 total) »

Cast

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Robert Hutton ... Tom Gregory

Les Tremayne ... Norman Tolliver
Robert Burton ... Prof. Galbraith

Susan Hart ... Lisa Galbraith
William Boyce ... Cal Johnson

Judee Morton ... Bonnie Galbraith
John Close ... KTTV Reporter Vince Williams
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Finch Abrams ... Bum in Theater (uncredited)
Bob Herron ... Slime Person (uncredited)
Jock Putnam ... Slime Person (uncredited)
Tracy J. Putnam ... Dr. Timothy Brough (uncredited)
Blair Robertson ... Mrs. Castillo (uncredited)
Joseph F. Robertson ... Bum in Theater (uncredited)
Fred Stromsoe ... Slime Person (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Hutton 
 
Writing credits
Blair Robertson (written by) and
Joseph F. Robertson (written by) (as Vance Skarstedt)

Produced by
Edward Finch Abrams .... associate producer
Donald J. Hansen .... associate producer
Joseph F. Robertson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lou Frohman  (as Lou Froman)
 
Cinematography by
William G. Troiano (director of photography) (as William Troiano)
 
Film Editing by
Donald Henderson  (as Don Henderson)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Martin .... second unit director
Herb Willis .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Mike Ezzes .... property master
 
Sound Department
Rod Sutton .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Harry Woolman .... special effects
Charles Duncan .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bob Herron .... stunts
Fred Stromsoe .... stunts
Bob Miles .... stunt double: Robert Hutton (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Breslaw .... lighting
James Crabe .... camera operator
Pat O'Mara .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tom Holland .... costumes
 
Editorial Department
Lew Guinn .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Paul Sawtell .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Bert Shefter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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76 min
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The only film directed by Robert Hutton, who continued acting in England, where he wrote the script for Persecution (1975), starring Lana Turner (because he didn't like cats).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the group enters the TV studio, Cal (the Marine) has his rifle slung over his arm as they close the doors. When they finally close the second door and move into the studio, his rifle is missing for one brief scene. When they finally get inside and Cal introduces himself, his rifle suddenly appears on his shoulder again.See more »
Quotes:
Reporter:Professor, you've seen these creatures. Are they from outer space, are they animals? What are they?
Dr. Timothy Brough:I believe they are a form of animal life, but not from outer space.
Reporter:Then where are they from?
Dr. Timothy Brough:The ones I saw came from underground, out of the sewers.
Reporter:The sewers?
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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
In A Class All Its Own, 13 April 2005
Author: ehman1 from United States

This yet another film I saw as a teenager in the 1960's that brings back many fond memories of my youth. I would have to agree that for all its awfulness "The Slime People" as one reviewer states, does have its charm. The excessive use of fog provides the movie with a unique atmosphere giving it just enough of an edge to make the film interesting and at times even a little scary. Every now and then one of the Slime People would sneak out of the fog and really creep us out. In some places the film is funny to the point of being ridiculous, still I think the story and the science behind it is plausible and it does have its serious moments. I have seen movies that were far worse than this one. If you love the films of this genre, just out of curiosity you should give it a look. The Slime People is very hard to find on TV, Satellite or Cable. I bought my VHS copy new a few years back. Even with the current digital re-mastering to DVD, this film will never be easy to watch.……..must be that all that fog…………….

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