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As the Earth Turns (2019)

An apocalyptic future war that could destroy the planet is explored in this silent film, shot in 1938.


Richard Lyford


Richard Lyford
19 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Roger Bassett Roger Bassett
Barbara Berger Barbara Berger ... Julie Weston
Vinton Birch Vinton Birch
Alfred Clake Alfred Clake
Patricia Cowan Patricia Cowan
Burton Dinius Burton Dinius
Robert Dishman Robert Dishman
Edwin C. Frost Edwin C. Frost ... Prof. Lionel Banks
Alan Hoelting Alan Hoelting ... Arther Verrill
Charles Hoffman Charles Hoffman
Leslie Houde Leslie Houde
James Leipper James Leipper
Charles Albert Lyford Jr. Charles Albert Lyford Jr.
Richard Lyford ... PAX
Bruce Mattson Bruce Mattson
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An apocalyptic future war that could destroy the planet is explored in this silent film, shot in 1938.

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In 1937, in Seattle, a twenty-year-old budding filmmaker, Richard Lyford, using his own equipment, had already created 58 plays and 9 never released, award-winning films, including "As the Earth Turns". This director would go on to work for Disney Studios, and direct and edit a 1950 Academy Award Documentary. See more »

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Release Date:

1 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Seattle, Washington, USA


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$10,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

8th Sense Productions, See more »
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Black and White (Black & White and Color)| Color (some scenes)
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