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Unidentified Flying Objects: The True Story of Flying Saucers (1956)

 -  Documentary  -  3 May 1956 (USA)
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Delbert Newhouse ...
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Wendell Swanson ...
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Tom Towers ...
Albert M. (Al) Chop
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John A. Sanford ...
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Interviews and documentary footage combine with the fictional story of an air-force pilot who encounters aliens.

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Now! The truth about flying saucers! See more »

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An apparent typographical error led to many sources listing veteran actor Tom Powers (instead of Tom Towers) as appearing in this film. Tom Powers passed away in Nov 1955, about the time this film went into production. See more »

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The April 7 1952 issue of Life Magazine had Marilyn Monroe on the cover, not Harry Truman. It was her first magazine cover. It was the U.F.O. issue though, with the blurb for it in the upper right corner, as shown in the film. See more »

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Not sic-fi, sci-fact! ~!!
13 November 2001 | by (Fayetteville, GA) – See all my reviews

I ordered a prerecorded tape of this movie based on the recommendation provided by other viewers, and I was extremely impressed by the movie. The tape is great, and the movie is very impressive.

Get this one if you have the slightest interest in sci-fi movies of the 1950s. This is a factual treatment of the very concepts which the films from that magical decade dabbled in so imaginatively.

Plan on watching it as a double feature with `Earth vs. the Flying Saucers'. You won't be disappointed . . .


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