Invasion of the Body Snatchers (original)
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, USA) is a Science Fiction Thriller film directed by Don Siegel. Remade in 1978: Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
- Synopsis: In Santa Mira, California an alien species of human duplicates, grown from plant-like pods, is taking over the small town.
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- Released in 1956
- B & W
- Running time: 80 minutes
- Production Co: Walter Wanger Productions
- Distribution Co: Allied Artists Pictures
- Directed by Don Siegel
- Produced by Walter Wanger
- Screenplay by Daniel Mainwaring
- Starring Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones
- Music by Carmen Dragon
- Cinematography by Ellsworth Fredericks
- Edited by Robert S. Eisen
- A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
- The original Black & White classic
- Don Siegel's Science-Fiction Shocker
- The original nightmare that threatened the world
- ... there was nothing to hold onto - except each other.
- They come from another world!
- "Something is happening! Send your men of science quick!" The panic stricken cry went over the phone to Washington D. C. until the lines went dead!......
- Incredible! Invisible! Insatiable!
- Walter Wanger Creates the Ultimate in Science-Fiction!
- Collier's Magazine called it "The Nightmare That THREATENS THE WORLD"