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Earth vs. the flying saucers / Columbia Pictures presents a Clover production ; screenplay by George Worthing Yates and Bernard Gordon ; screen story by Curt Siodmak ; produced by Charles H. Schneer ; directed by Fred F. Sears.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Parke Co PL - Rockville VIDEO EAR (Text) 77612000016268 DVD's Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD EAR (Text) 31951004245608 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781424885312
  • ISBN: 1424885310
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 83 min.) : sound, color or black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD ; Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Special features: Disc 1: Audio commentary with Ray Harryhausen, visual effects artists Jeffrey Okun and Ken Ralston, and Arnold Kunert ; Disc 2: Remembering "Earth vs. the flying saucers"; The Hollywood blacklist and Bernard Gordon; Tim Burton sits down with Ray Harryhausen; Interview with Joan Taylor; A present-day look at stop-motion; David Schecter on film music's unsung hero; Digital sneak peek of "Flying saucers vs. the Earth" comic book; Original screenplay credits; Video photo galleries; Original ad artwork; The colorization process.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Feature available in original b&w or color (ChromaChoice to toggle between b&w and color) ; Special features -- Disc 2: Special features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Fred Jackman, Jr. ; editor, Danny B. Landres ; music, Mischa Bakaleinikoff ; special effects, Ray Harryhausen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum, John Zaremba.
Summary, etc.:
Aliens are everywhere and they're attacking planet Earth. Dr. Russell Marvin works for Operation Skyhook, a government task force sending rockets into space to probe for future space flights. But when the rockets begin mysteriously disappearing, Dr. Marvin investigates along with his wife Carol, only to find the rockets are being intercepted by an army of space aliens who give humanity an ultimatum: loyalty or death. As the aliens begin attacking cities and landmarks across the Earth--including an unforgettable assault on Washington, D.C.--it's up to Dr. Marvin and his wife to figure out how to stop these diabolical creatures before it's too late.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
These discs are copy protected.
Language Note:
English, dubbed Portuguese, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue; English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Extraterrestrial beings > Drama.
Unidentified flying objects > Drama.
Space ships > Drama.
Rockets (Aeronautics) > Drama.
Earth (Planet) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Science fiction.
Drama.

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