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1964 (USA) See more »
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A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat people. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Vic Savage ... Martin Gordon
Shannon O'Neil ... Brett Gordon
William Thourlby ... Dr. Bradford
John Caresio ... Col. James Caldwell
Brendon Boone ... Barney the Deputy (as Norman Boone)
Byrd Holland ... Sheriff
Jack King ... Grandpa Brown
Pierre Kopp ... Bobby
Ken Savage
Mark Field
Les La Marr
Mary Price
Louise Lawson ... Blonde in Gold Pants
Myra Lee
Buddy Mize ... Guitar Player
Lewis Lawson
Robin James
Ray Wickman
Connie Valoie
Rita Tubin
Kelly Adams
Al Lewis
Karl Goldenberg
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Burrell ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Paul J. Hanson ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Vic Savage  (as A.J. Nelson)
 
Writing credits
Robert Silliphant (story)

Produced by
K. Alden .... associate producer
Carlos B. King .... associate producer
Dick Phillips .... executive producer
Vic Savage .... producer (as A.J. Nelson)
 
Original Music by
Frederick Kopp 
 
Cinematography by
Andrew Janczak (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Vic Savage  (as A.J. Nelson)
 
Art Direction by
Bud Raab 
 
Makeup Department
Dick Prestini .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Carlos B. King .... production manager (as Carlos King)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Randy Starr .... assistant director
 
Special Effects by
Clifford Stine .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Roman Janczak .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rebecca Boltres .... wardrobe
 
Other crew
Penny Boltres .... script supervisor
Jon Lackey .... monster design
 

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75 min
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Canada:G (Québec)

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Filmed at the Spahn Ranch infamous Manson gang residence.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Martin's vehicle comes in to crush the monster, it is 10-15 feet away from the army truck but when Martin rams the monster it is right up against the truck.See more »
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Narrator:That afternoon, in Mungreeve Park, a group of neighbors got together for a hoot-e-nanny.See more »
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24 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Brief review, 4 November 1998
Author: Glenn Andreiev (gandreiev@aol.com) from Huntington, NY

You think "Plan Nine" was bad? At least Ed Wood had sync sound, and shot the film with the right exposure. This wacky little gem from 1964 is my vote for the worst film ever. A monster (made up of a moldy carpet flung over crawling kids, who are plainly visible) attacks locals in Nevada. Director Art J. Nelson (Who resembles a spaced out Tarantino, and plays the film's hero.) reportingly lost the dialog track to the film, but replaced missing talk with a narrator for driver safety films. Highlights include the carpet guy attacking a high school dance (Monster makes sure he doesn't wreck tables and chairs) the army is called out in one scene (This "army" consists of five guys in helmets being transported in a pick-up truck!) 80 minutes of mindless fun. It's like watching local third graders doing a production of "Bridge On River Kwai"

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