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Director:
Writers:
Terry Nation (from the B.B.C. television serial)
Milton Subotsky (screenplay)
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Release Date:
5 August 1966 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Peter Cushing ... Dr. Who

Bernard Cribbins ... Tom Campbell
Ray Brooks ... David
Andrew Keir ... Wyler
Roberta Tovey ... Susan
Jill Curzon ... Louise
Roger Avon ... Wells
Geoffrey Cheshire ... Roboman
Keith Marsh ... Conway
Philip Madoc ... Brockley
Steve Peters ... Leader Roboman
Eddie Powell ... Thompson
Godfrey Quigley ... Dortmun
Peter Reynolds ... Man on Bicycle
Bernard Spear ... Man with Carrier bag
Sheila Steafel ... Young Woman
Eileen Way ... Old Woman
Kenneth Watson ... Craddock
John Wreford ... Robber
Robert Jewell ... Leader Dalek Operator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Graham ... Daleks (voice) (uncredited)
Peter Hawkins ... Daleks (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gordon Flemyng 
 
Writing credits
Terry Nation (from the B.B.C. television serial)

Milton Subotsky (screenplay)

David Whitaker (additional material)

Sydney Newman  original concept (uncredited)

Produced by
Max Rosenberg .... producer (as Max J. Rosenberg)
Milton Subotsky .... producer
Joe Vegoda .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Bill McGuffie 
 
Cinematography by
John Wilcox (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ann Chegwidden 
 
Art Direction by
George Provis 
 
Set Decoration by
Maurice Pelling 
 
Makeup Department
Bunty Phillips .... makeup artist
Bobbie Smith .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Ted Wallis .... production manager
Tony Wallis .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anthony Waye .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Bill Waldron .... construction manager
William Alexander .... draughtsman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Buster Ambler .... sound recordist (as A. Ambler)
John Cox .... sound supervisor
John Poyner .... sound editor
Alan Blay .... maintenance: sound unit (uncredited)
Peter Dukelow .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ted Samuels .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Gerald Larn .... matte painter (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Harcourt .... camera operator
Ray Jones .... camera grip
Ted Deason .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Maurice Gillett .... supervising electrician (uncredited)
Geoff Glover .... focus puller (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jackie Cummins .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Thelma Orr .... second assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Barry Gray .... composer: electronic music
Bill McGuffie .... conductor
 
Other crew
Pamela Davies .... continuity
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Daleks Invade Earth 2150 A.D." - USA (TV title)
"Dr. Who: Daleks Invasion Earth 2150 A.D." - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
84 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
The 1960s street where the opening robbery takes place is the same one on which Wyler and Susan encounter a Dalek patrol over 180 years later (the unchanged Mitchell Real Estate premises and Harris & Son shop are prominent in both sequences). In reality this was part of the backlot at Shepperton.See more »
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Audio/visual unsynchronized: At the beginning of the film, when on of the eyewitnesses tries to get into the TARDIS to call the police, when the TARDIS dematerialises, the eyewitness changes position slightly.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Who:Your bomb is designed to slide down this shaft, strike a fracture in the Earth's inner surface, and so release the magnetic core of our planet. But the fracture is near the meeting point of the magnetic influence of the North and South poles. One mistake, one deviation in the aiming of your bomb and enough magnetic energy will be released to destroy you.
Dalek:There will be no mistake! These prisoners are to be exterminated!
Dr. Who:One moment. You must listen to me. If you spare us, I can help you. I can show you how to neutralize this magnetism, so that your plan can be carried out with no danger to yourselves.
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Soundtrack:
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Great Doctor Who, 20 September 2007
Author: eusuf987

With Peter Cushing at the helm, the movie succeeds on every level. The post-apocalyptic look and feel is perfect. The Daleks are fantastic, look the part as evil conquerors. The flying saucer is perfect. Louise is perfect. The premise of the story becomes real with the setting of it in the commonplace. The four travelers are split up into pairs that then become trios in their trip to Bedford losing nothing in the process. The pairing and the de-pairing are nicely done. The Tom-Louise pair-up has great humor. The scene where Louise accidentally turns on the food dispenser and the subsequent scenes involving the disposal chute are from humor heaven, not to mention the scene where Tom acts as one of the robo-men. Subsequently they are joined by the worker at the mine and the three together play a moment to remember. Basically not one character in the movie is without its share of memorable moments. Tom carrying a comb and the Doctor using it to escape is another gift of the gods not to mention his 'back in the cell' question when stopped by the Daleks. Susan's encounter with the two women at the cottage is a special segment in the movie as it adds a fairy-tale feel to it for a moment. When they are betrayed, it is a huge relief not to have to listen to a lecture on morals. The pace throughout the movie is spontaneous. The Doctor putting on the hand gloves is a nice touch, as is Susan's large-print message right in front their eyes all the time they are arguing about where she is. The wheel-chair-bound leader knows exactly what he is doing and is immune to the self-righteous syndrome. His final scene is the closing of a chapter. The mercenary is a cameo. There are no heroes. The action sequences are absorbing, particularly those involving the van and the Daleks closing ranks to spray explosive gases. The scene where the Doctor walks out of the cottage to find himself surrounded by Daleks is gorgeous as is the Doctor's speech to the Daleks towards the end. In this movie it is easy to believe that the Daleks are anything but motorized dustbins. There is chemistry whenever the Doctor and the Daleks meet. The Daleks' first appearance in the movie, slowly rising out of the water, is another gorgeous touch. Susan being pulled both by the Doctor and the resistance fighter with a Dalek hurtling towards them is a delightful touch. Daleks helplessly hurtling to their doom is surprisingly poignant. The sets and the lighting are as good as anything today. Inside the Dalek stronghold, the colors of the Daleks and the bomb and the consoles are mixed and matched to perfection. Returning full circle to the stick-up in London as if nothing had happened in the interim was wonderful.

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