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Uniform Title Invasion of the body snatchers (Motion picture : 1956)
Title Invasion of the body snatchers [videorecording] / Republic Pictures, Allied Artists Pictures Corporation ; screenplay by Daniel Mainwaring ; director of photography, Ellsworth Fredericks ; produced by Walter Wanger Pictures, Inc. ; directed by Don Siegel.

Imprint Los Angeles, CA : Republic Pictures ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Artisan Home Entertainment, [2002]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library DVD    INV    On Display
Description 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Silver screen classics
Silver screen classics.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Based on the Collier's magazine serial by Jack Finney.
Special features: Interview with Kevin McCarthy ; original threatrical trailer.
Credits Music composed and conducted by Carmen Dragon ; production design, Edward Haworth, film editor, Robert S. Eisen ; sound, Ralph Butler ; special effects, Milt Rice ; set decorator, Joseph Kish.
Cast Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones, Jean Willes, Ralph Dumke, Virginia Christine, Tom Fadden, Kenneth Patterson, Guy Way, Eileen Stevens, Beatrice Maude, Jean Andren, Bobby Clark, Everett Glass, Dabbs Greer, Pat O'Malley, Guy Rennie, Marie Selland, Sam Peckinpah, Harry J. Vejar.
Summary Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race for his life, Dr. Miles Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) and full screen presentations ; Dolby Digital.
Language English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed Italian dialogue, optional English, Spanish or French subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Doppelgängers -- Drama.
Human-alien encounters -- Drama.
Life on other planets -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Science fiction films.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Mainwaring, Daniel, 1902-1977. Screenwriter.
Fredericks, Ellsworth, 1904-1993. Cinematographer.
Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968. Producer.
Siegel, Don, 1912-1991. Director.
McCarthy, Kevin, 1914-2010. Actor.
Wynter, Dana. Actor.
Gates, Larry, 1915-1996. Actor.
Donovan, King. Actor.
Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983. Actor.
Willes, Jean. Actor.
Dumke, Ralph, 1900-1964. Actor.
Christine, Virginia, 1920-1996. Actor.
Fadden, Tom. Actor.
Patterson, Kenneth, 1911-1990. Actor.
Way, Guy. Actor.
Stevens, Eileen. Actor.
Maude, Beatrice, 1892-1984. Actor.
Andren, Jean, 1904-1996. Actor.
Clark, Bobby, 1888-1960. Actor.
Glass, Everett. Actor.
Greer, Dabbs, 1917-2007. Actor.
O'Malley, Pat, 1890-1966. Actor.
Rennie, Guy, 1910-1979. Actor.
Selland, Marie, 1927-2006. Actor.
Peckinpah, Sam, 1925-1984. Actor.
Vejar, Harry J., 1889-1968. Actor.
Dragon, Carmen. Composer.
Eisen, Robert S. Film editor.
Finney, Jack. Body snatchers.
Republic Pictures Corporation.
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation.
Walter Wanger Pictures, Inc.
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0782009980
9780782009989
Standard No. 017153201826 50
Music No. 52018 Republic Entertainment

 
    
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