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Island of Terror ()


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An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue.

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Dr. Brian Stanley
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Dr. David West
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Toni Merrill
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Dr. Reginald Landers
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Constable John Harris
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Mr. Roger Campbell
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Peter Argyle
Liam Gaffney ...
Ian Bellows
Roger Heathcott ...
Dunley
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Halsey
Margaret Lacey ...
Old Woman (as Margaret Lacy)
Shay Gorman ...
Morton
Peter Forbes-Robertson ...
Dr. Lawrence Phillips (as Peter Forbes Robertson)
Richard Bidlake ...
Carson
Joyce Hemson ...
Mrs. Bellows
Edward Ogden ...
Helicopter Pilot
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Allen ...
Villager (uncredited)
Jim O'Brady ...
Villager (uncredited)
Gerald Paris ...
Villager (uncredited)
Ernie Rice ...
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Jack Sharp ...
Villager (uncredited)
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Terence Fisher

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Edward Mann ... (original story) (as Edward Andrew Mann) and
Al Ramsen ... (original story) (as Allan Ramsen)
 
Edward Mann ... (screenplay) (as Edward Andrew Mann) and
Al Ramsen ... (screenplay) (as Allan Ramsen)

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Tom Blakeley ... producer
Gerald A. Fernback ... executive producer (uncredited)
Richard Gordon ... executive producer (uncredited)

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Malcolm Lockyer

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Reginald H. Wyer ... (photographed by) (as Reg Wyer)

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Thelma Connell

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John Earl ... (as John St John Earl)

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W.T. Partleton ... special effects make-up artiste (as Billy Partleton)
Bunty Phillips ... make-up artiste
Stella Rivers ... hairdresser

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Roy Baird ... production manager

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Don Weeks ... assistant director

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Fred Hole ... assistant art director

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Barry Gray ... electronic sound effects
Robert T. MacPhee ... sound recordist (as Bob McPhee)
Gordon K. McCallum ... dubbing mixer
Graham V. Hartstone ... sound assistant (uncredited)
Charlie McFadden ... boom operator (uncredited)
Otto Snel ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)

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Michael Albrechtsen ... special effects assistant (as Michael Albrechtson)
John Earl ... special effects creator (as John St John Earl)
W.T. Partleton ... special effects makeup artist (as Billy Partleton)

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Frank Drake ... camera operator

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Rosemary Burrows ... wardrobe mistress

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Malcolm Lockyer ... musical director

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Kay Mander ... continuity
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Plot Summary

A small island community is overrun with creeping, blobbish, tentacled monsters which liquefy and digest the bones from living creatures. The community struggles to fight back. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison

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Taglines How could they stop the devouring death...that lived by sucking on living human bones! See more »
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Also Known As
  • L'île de la terreur (France)
  • Zombies - Todesmonster greifen an! (Germany)
  • S.O.S.: el mundo en peligro (Spain)
  • A Ilha do Terror (Brazil)
  • Truslen fra dødens ø (Denmark)
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  • 89 min
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Trivia In the French version (post-synchronized) Edward Judd is dubbed by Jean-Claude Michel / Visa d'exploitation en France : #38125 See more »
Goofs Dr. Stanley shows Dr. West a drawing of what he says is a protein structure, then says, "It's not adenosine triphosphate." Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is a nucleotide, not a protein. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Island of Terror (2014). See more »
Quotes Constable John Harris: You know that I'm not a man that's easily shaken, Dr. Landers.
Dr. Reginald Landers: I know that. I know. Now, would you like a drink?
Constable John Harris: No, no-no. I've just seen somethin', and by all that's holy... I just can't be sure, but... I think it's Ian Bellows.
Dr. Reginald Landers: You THINK it's Ian? What's happened to him?
Constable John Harris: I-I don't know. His body's all like... like jelly.
Dr. Reginald Landers: Jelly?
Constable John Harris: Aye. It's like nothin' I've ever seen. There was no face, just a... horrible... mush... with the eyes sittin' in it.
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