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

Approved | | Documentary | 3 May 1956 (USA)
Interviews and documentary footage combine with the fictional story of an air-force pilot who encounters aliens.

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Credited cast:
Willis Sperry ...
Himself (as Captain Willis Sperry)
Nicholas Mariana ...
Himself
Delbert Newhouse ...
Himself - Chief Photographer
Wendell Swanson ...
Himself
Tom Towers ...
Albert M. Chop
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Floyd Burton ...
Dewey Fournet
Gene Coughlan ...
Editor
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Dayton Colonel
Stan Gordon ...
Reporter
Marie Kenna ...
Mrs. Chop
Robert Phillips ...
Captain Edward Ruppelt
John A. Sanford ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Dr. John A. Sandford)
William Solomon ...
Scientist
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(voice)
Paul Stone ...
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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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U.F.O.: The True Story of Flying Saucers  »

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Al Chop refers to his son as "Chip." This would make his son Chip Chop. See more »

Goofs

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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7 October 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

If you have the slightest interest in the UFO phenomenon then this is a must see. In many ways the word 'fiction' in relation to this movie does it a disservice. Sure everything is re-staged and re-enacted but only to highlight what Press Officer Albert Chop insists really did happen. From a social history point of view it's a little goldmine too. There appears to have been so much respect in American society throughout the 1950's and it oozes through here.

For the serious UFO enthusiast the inclusion of the original Tremonton and Grand Falls UFO footage makes it an invaluable movie from a research point of view.


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