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The Day It Came to Earth (1977)

PG | | Horror, Sci-Fi | November 1977 (USA)
A glowing meteor falls into a secluded pond into which Mafia hitmen have dumped the body of one of their victims. Students from the local college use the pond for a swimming hole. Then the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wink Roberts ...
Eddie Newton
Roger Manning ...
Ronnie McGuire
Robert Ginnaven ...
Lt. Kelly
Delight De Bruine ...
Sally Baxter
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Debbie
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Prof. Bartholomew
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Ed Love / The Creature / Lou Jacoby
Lyle Armstrong ...
Sgt. Larry Pinkerton
Bill Elfstrom ...
Mayor Taylor
Bill Eubanks ...
Mayor's Aide
Joe Barone ...
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Lou Hoffman ...
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LeRoy Slaughter ...
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Bill Borne ...
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A glowing meteor falls into a secluded pond into which Mafia hitmen have dumped the body of one of their victims. Students from the local college use the pond for a swimming hole. Then the fun begins. Written by James Barrett <jbarrett@astro.sunysb.edu>

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Le jour où il arriva sur la terre  »

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Gee-Ga-Goo
30 December 2008 | by (Uzbekistan) – See all my reviews

the famous line from George Gobel as Dr. Bartholemew which I'm surprised you haven't included in your memorable quotes:" "I choose to call the creature the (writing on a blackboard here) "gee-ga-goo"---geological (underline) gaseous (underline) goon (underline).""

Probably the only movie other than The Indestructible Man where a mobster turns monster. The Day it Came to Earth must never be confused with its second-rate cousins The Day it Fell to Earth or The Man Who Fell to Earth.It was the best thing George Gobel ever did, including playing the accordion and occupying the corner on Hollywood Squares. It was never adequately explained why a meteor would reanimate a dead body, but as we all know, radiation can make you big, make you small, make your flesh melt off your bones, turn you into a wasp, give you super strength, allow you to pass through walls: do anything, in fact, except kill you...


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