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The Crawling Eye ()

The Trollenberg Terror (original title)
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A series of decapitations on a Swiss mountainside appear to be connected to a mysterious radioactive cloud.

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Alan Brooks
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Philip Truscott
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Sarah Pilgrim
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Anne Pilgrim
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Crevett
Frederick Schiller ...
Klein
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Brett
Stuart Saunders ...
Dewhurst
Colin Douglas ...
Hans
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Wilde
Richard Golding ...
First Villager
George Herbert ...
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German Woman
Leslie Heritage ...
Carl
Jeremy Longhurst ...
First Student Climber
Anthony Parker ...
Second Student Climber
Theodore Wilhelm ...
Fritz
Garard Green ...
Pilot
Caroline Glaser ...
Little Girl
Jack Taylor ...
Jim
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Thomas Foulkes ...
Evacuating Villager (uncredited)
Otto Friese ...
Evacuated Villager (uncredited)
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Mountain Rescue Stretcher Bearer (uncredited)

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Quentin Lawrence

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Jimmy Sangster ... (screenplay)
 
Peter Key ... (story)

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Robert S. Baker ... producer
Monty Berman ... producer

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Stanley Black

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Monty Berman ... director of photography

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Henry Richardson

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Duncan Sutherland

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Eleanor Jones ... makeup artist
Joy Vigo ... hairdresser

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Ronald Liles ... production supervisor (as Ronald C. Lisles)
Charles Permane ... production manager

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Norman Harrison ... assistant director

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Richard A. Smith ... sound recordist (as Dick Smith)

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Les Bowie ... special effects (uncredited)

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Desmond Davis ... camera operator

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Stanley Black ... conductor (uncredited)

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Yvonne Richards ... continuity
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Plot Summary

A remote mountain resort in Switzerland is invaded by horrible alien creatures that like to decapitate humans. The beings are also in telepathic communication with people and inhabit a mysterious, radioactive cloud at the base of the Trollenberg mountain. Written by Jeremy Lunt

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Taglines WARNING: If you've ever been hypnotized, do not come alone! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Trollenberg Horror (United Kingdom)
  • The Crawling Eye (United States)
  • Die Teufelswolke von Monteville (Germany)
  • The Flying Eye
  • Terreur op de Trollenberg (Netherlands, Dutch title)
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  • 84 min
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Trivia John Carpenter has said that this film, with its creatures hidden in the clouds, was the inspiration for his film The Fog (1980). See more »
Goofs In the laboratory Prof. Crevett states that the walls are steel reinforced. Yet, when the monster breaks through the office wall where Anne Pilgrim is, there is obviously no reinforcement in the wall or in the piece of fallen wall shown. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into The Crawling Eye (2017). See more »
Crazy Credits The films opening credits flash onto the screen when the passenger train rolls into the darkness of a tunnel. See more »
Quotes First Student Climber: You idiot! We nearly had him. Why did you let him go?
Second Student Climber: Didn't you see?
First Student Climber: What are you talking about?
Second Student Climber: His head! It was torn off!
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