This Island Earth

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

This Island Earth (1955, USA) is a Science Fiction film directed by Joseph M. Newman, Jack Arnold


Main Details

  • Released in 1955
  • Color
  • Running time: 86 minutes
  • Production Co: Universal Pictures
  • Distribution Co: Universal International
  • Directed by Joseph M. Newman, Jack Arnold
  • Produced by William Alland
  • Written by Franklin Coen, Edward G. O'Callaghan, Raymond F. Jones
  • Starring: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason
  • Music by Henry Mancini, Hans J. Salter, Herman Stein
  • Cinematography by Clifford Stine
  • Edited by Virgil Vogel

Plot Summary

  • Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.


  • The supreme excitement of our time!
  • Two mortals trapped in outer space... challenging the unearthly furies of an outlaw planet gone mad!
  • 2-1/2 YEARS IN THE MAKING ! bring you sights of FANTASTIC AMAZEMENT never before possible on the motion picture screen!
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