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Milton Subotsky (screenplay)
Joseph Millard (novel)
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Release Date:
May 1967 (USA) See more »
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The Battle for Power Has Begun See more »
Plot:
Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on an ulterior purpose. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Remake, or not? See more (31 total) »

Cast

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Robert Hutton ... Dr. Curtis Temple
Jennifer Jayne ... Lee Mason
Zia Mohyeddin ... Farge

Bernard Kay ... Richard Arden

Michael Gough ... Master of the Moon
Geoffrey Wallace ... Alan Mullane
Maurice Good ... Stilwell
Luanshya Greer ... Girl Attendant
John Harvey ... Bill Trethowan
Diana King ... Mrs. Trethowan
Paul Bacon ... Dr. Rogers
Christopher Banks ... Doctor - Street
Dermot Cathie ... Peterson
Norman Claridge ... Dr. Frederick Andrews
James Donnelly ... Guard
Frank Forsyth ... Blake
Leonard Grahame ... McCabe
Michael Hawkins ... Williams
Jack Lambert ... Doctor - Office
Robin Parkinson ... Maitland
Edward Rees ... Bank Manager
Katy Wild ... Girl in Street
Kenneth Kendall ... Commentator
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S. Newton Anderson ... Peter (uncredited)
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Directed by
Freddie Francis 
 
Writing credits
Milton Subotsky (screenplay)

Joseph Millard (novel "The Gods Hate Kansas")

Produced by
Max Rosenberg .... producer (as Max J. Rosenberg)
Milton Subotsky .... producer
 
Original Music by
James Stevens 
 
Cinematography by
Norman Warwick (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Peter Musgrave 
 
Production Design by
Bill Constable 
 
Art Direction by
Don Mingaye 
Scott Slimon 
 
Makeup Department
Bunty Phillips .... makeup artist
Ann Rogers .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Ted Wallis .... production supervisor
Tony Wallis .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ray Corbett .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Jimmy James .... property buyer
 
Sound Department
Margaret Dickinson .... assistant sound editor
Gerry Humphreys .... sound
Clive Smith .... sound editor
George Stephenson .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Les Bowie .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Harcourt .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eileen Welch .... wardrobe mistress
 
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David Lewis .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Philip Martell .... conductor
 
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Francis Rodker .... titles
Barbara Rowland .... continuity
 
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85 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Continuity: Temple is examining charts in his office when Arden comes in to invite him back to the farm where the meteors fell. When the wall is shown again, a large new chart of the moon has appeared.See more »
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Dr. Curtis Temple:Why that's impossible! No propulsion system on Earth could possibly send a rocket to the Moon and back in 24 hours.
Richard Arden:The system we employ was not created on Earth.
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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Remake, or not?, 8 May 2004
Author: vmwrites from Pompton Plains, NJ USA

In looking at this movie, it seemed to me that this was pretty close in concept to It Came from Outer Space, the sci-fi classic starring Richard Carlson and Barbara Rush. It was later remade as Night Slaves, a TV movie in 1990.

However, it was good seeing Robert Hutton, a perennial favorite in sci-fi films.

On the negative side, the editing seemed rather haphazard, with cuts and clips not blending together to add coherence and continuity. Also, the film lacked any of the background characters who were so good in what have turned out to be sci-fi classics. Made in England, They Came from Beyond Space has the location, but not the interest of the Quatermass movies.

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