A group of tenants in an apartment block are being forced to move out so that it can be demolished. The tenants are reluctant to move, so the developers hire a local gang to 'persuade' them to leave. Fortunately, visiting alien mechanical life-forms come to town. When they befriend the tenants, the aliens use their extraterrestrial abilities to defeat the developers. Written by
Five ordinary people needed a miracle. Then one night, Faye Riley left the window open.
Did You Know?
The building that housed Hume Cronyn
's lunch counter was a unique old building that was the only one on the block. Twenty-five years earlier it was used for the Judy Holliday
musical Bells Are Ringing
(1960) with the block in the same condition. See more
When the characters meet the aliens for the first time on the roof, in the shot immediately following Faye smashing the Frank's pocketwatch, a sunspot from a camera lens is visible moving around on the side of the shed. See more
The quickest way to end a miracle is to ask it why it is... or what it wants.
During the opening credits, pictures of young Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy are shown. This includes their actual wedding photo, since the actors (who often play a married couple on stage or in the movies) were married for decades. See more
Referenced in Ghost Master
LET'S HAVE ANOTHER CUP OF COFFEE
by Irving Berlin
Performed by Jessica Tandy
and Hume Cronyn See more