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La morte viene dallo spazio (1958)

Not Rated | | Sci-Fi | 27 September 1961 (USA)
Scientists discover that a group of meteors are hurtling on a collison course with Earth, and if they hit, the planet will be destroyed.

Directors:

Paolo Heusch, Mario Bava (uncredited)

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Virgilio Sabel (story), Marcello Coscia (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Hubschmid ... John McLaren
Madeleine Fischer ... Katy Dandridge (as Madeline Fischer)
Fiorella Mari Fiorella Mari ... Mary McLaren
Ivo Garrani Ivo Garrani ... Prof. Herbert Weisse
Dario Michaelis Dario Michaelis ... Peter Leduq (as Darrio Michaelis)
Sam Galter Sam Galter ... Randowsky
Jean-Jacques Delbo Jean-Jacques Delbo ... Sergei Boetnikov (as Jean Jacques Delbo)
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Scientists discover that a group of meteors are hurtling on a collison course with Earth, and if they hit, the planet will be destroyed.

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

27 September 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Death from Outer Space See more »

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Mono
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Trivia

The original title, "La Morte Viene dallo Spazio", translates to "Death Comes from Space". See more »

Goofs

In the control room there is a large world map which is drawn very poorly. One would expect such a map to be very accurate, but South America and Africa are clearly distorted. See more »

Crazy Credits

For the English dubbed version, director of photography Mario Bava's name is given as "Mario Baja." His camera operator, Ubaldo Terzano, is listed as "Uraldo Terzano." See more »

Connections

Edited into Out of this World Super Shock Show (2007) See more »

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The Earth is in peril. The sky is actually falling.
6 July 2002 | by michaelRokeefeSee all my reviews

This French offering is not all that bad. Despite the obvious low budget there is enough to keep your interest. Special effects are crude by todays standards, but for 1958 are about par. Space flight experimentation goes awry when a missile to the moon explodes and causes asteroids to be thrown into a path toward Earth. Cast includes:Paul Hubschmid, Madeleine Fischer, Dario Michaelis and Fiorella Mari. In the name of survival the US and Russian rocket scientists work in tandem with hopes of saving the world.


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