Attack of the Puppet People

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Attack of the Puppet People (1958, USA) is a Science Fiction film directed by Bert I. Gordon.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1958 | Black and White
  • Running Time: 79 Min.
  • Production Co: Alta Vista Productions
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1958) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Bert I. Gordon
  • Written by Bert I. Gordon, George Worthing Yates (writer)
  • Starring John Agar, John Hoyt, June Kenney, Michael Mark, Jack Kosslyn
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Bert I. Gordon, James H. Nicholson
  • Cinematography by Ernest Laszlo
  • Film Editing by Ronald Sinclair

Also Known As

  • I Was a Teenage Doll (USA - working title) | Six Inches Tall (UK) | The Fantastic Puppet People


  • Terror Comes In Small Packages! | Doll dwarfs versus the crushing giant beats!


Attack of the Puppet People (also known as I Was a Teenage Doll (working title), Six Inches Tall (UK) and The Fantastic Puppet People) is a 1958 American black-and-white science fiction horror film directed, produced and written by Bert I. Gordon. It stars John Hoyt as an eccentric doll maker. It was produced by Alta Vista Productions and distributed by American International Pictures as a double feature with War of the Colossal Beast. The film was rushed into production by American International Pictures and Bert I. Gordon to capitalise on the success of The Incredible Shrinking Man, which had been released in 1957. (Wikipedia)

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