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The Phantom Planet ()


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After an invisible asteroid draws an astronaut and his ship to its surface, he is miniaturized by the phantom planet's exotic atmosphere.

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Capt. Frank Chapman
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Liara
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Herron (as Tony Dexter)
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Sessom
Richard Weber ...
Lt. Ray Makonnen
Al Jarvis ...
Judge Eden
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Col. Lansfield
Earl McDaniel ...
Capt. Leonard
Mike Marshall ...
Lt. White (as Michael Marshall)
John Herrin ...
Capt. Beecher
Mel Curtis ...
Lt. Cutler
Jimmy Weldon ...
Lt. Webb
Akemi Tani ...
Communications Officer
Lori Lyons ...
Radar Officer
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The Solarite
Susan Cembrowska ...
Juror
Marissa Mathes ...
Juror (as Merissa Mathes)
Gloria Moreland ...
Juror
Judy Erickson ...
Juror
Sally Carter-Ihnat ...
Juror (as Marya Carter)
Allyson Ames ...
Juror
Marion Thompson ...
Juror
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Zetha
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Introductory Narrator (voice)
Leon Selznick ...
Narrator (voice) (as Leon D. Selznick)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Warrene Ott ...
Ipsalata (uncredited)
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Juror (uncredited)

Directed by

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William Marshall

Written by

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William Telaak ... (screenplay) &
Fred De Gorter ... (screenplay) and
Fred Gebhardt ... (screenplay)
 
Fred Gebhardt ... (original story)
 
William Marshall ... (additional dialogue)

Produced by

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Fred Gebhardt ... producer
Hugo Grimaldi ... assistant producer
Leo A. Handel ... executive producer
Robert Kinoshita ... associate producer

Cinematography by

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Elwood J. Nicholson ... director of photography

Editorial Department

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Hugo Grimaldi ... supervising film editor
Donald Wolfe ... assistant film editor (as Don Wolfe)

Production Design by

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Robert Kinoshita

Set Decoration by

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Joseph Kish ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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David Newell ... makeup artist (as Dave Newell)
Mary Westmoreland ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Maurice Vaccarino ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Lindsley Parsons Jr. ... second assistant director
Maurice Vaccarino ... assistant director

Sound Department

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Walter Dick ... interplanetary sound effects
Al Overton ... sound mixer
Hayes Pagel ... interplanetary sound effects

Special Effects by

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Charles Duncan ... special effects (as Charles R. Duncan)

Visual Effects by

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Louis DeWitt ... director of photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ned Davenport ... camera operator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Marla Craig ... costume supervisor
Oscar Rodriguez ... wardrobe

Music Department

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Ted Roberts ... music editor
Gordon Zahler ... music supervisor
Leith Stevens ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

Other crew

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Ben Bard ... dialogue director
Hazel W. Hall ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

The mysterious appearance of an unknown planet brings miniature people, a monster, beautiful women and undaunted heroes to the screen. The self-contained planet "Rheton" has the ability to move in and out of galaxies to escape their enemies. After two missing expeditions, Earth sends a third astronaut team to investigate. One astronaut survives a crash to stand trial and help the aliens fight off a monster after a Solorite attack. Written by Anonymous/revised by statmanjeff

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Taglines Captives of a power far, far out! See more »
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Also Known As
  • La planète fantôme (France)
  • El planeta fantasma (Spain)
  • Il pianeta fantasma (Italy)
  • O Planeta Fantasma (Brazil)
  • Planeta Fantasma (Brazil)
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Runtime
  • 82 min
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Trivia The big-screen debut of Richard Kiel. See more »
Goofs When Capt. Chapman first enters the scene in the beginning of the movie, he looks at his wrist to check the time - but he is not wearing a watch. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Spacemen, Go-go Girls and the True Meaning of Christmas (2004). See more »
Soundtracks Caliban and Ariel See more »
Crazy Credits Instead of "The End," the end title reads "The Beginning." See more »
Quotes Lt. Ray Makonnen: You know, Captain, every year of my life I grow more and more convinced that the wisest and best is to fix our attention on the good and the beautiful. If you just take the time to look at it.
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