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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers [videorecording] / Clover Productions & Columbia Pictures ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; screenplay by George Worthing Yates & Raymond T. Marcus ; screen story by Curt Siodmak ; directed by Fred F. Sears.

Yates, George Worthing. (Added Author). Marcus, Raymond T. (Added Author). Siodmak, Curt, 1902- (Added Author). Sears, Fred F. (Added Author). Marlowe, Hugh. (Added Author). Taylor, Joan. (Added Author). Curtis, Donald. (Added Author). Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario. (Added Author). Keyhoe, Donald E. (Donald Edward), 1897- Flying saucers from outer space. (Added Author). Clover Productions. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures. (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria DVD 1435 (Text) 37521530628967 AMPL Adult DVD Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville DVD Ear (Text) 32604000153980 DCTPLD AD DVD Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County DVD EAR (Text) 78731000449606 Adult Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0767882601
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note: Suggested by the book: Flying saucers from outer space / Donald E. Keyhoe.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Features: documentary: "the Harryhausen chronicles," featurettes: "This is dynamation," and the making of Earth vs. the flying saucers, photo gallery, theatrical trailers, scene selection, interactive menus.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Fred Jackman Jr.; production designer, Paul Palmentola; special effects, Russ Kelley; technical effects, Ray Harryhausen; editor, Danny D. Landres; music, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
Participant or Performer Note: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum.
Summary, etc.: Cult classic in which zombie-like humanoid aliens who come to earth in search of help for their dying planet are attacked by the military and retaliate in turn.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: NR
System Details Note: DVD.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: In English with optional English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Thai or Portuguese subtitles.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Unidentified flying objects > Drama.
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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