The Day of the Triffids
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- Released on April 25, 1963 (April 27, 1963 in the U.S.)
- Running time: 93 minutes
- Production Co.: Allied Artists Pictures| Security Pictures Ltd.
- Distribution Co.: Rank Films Productions | Allied Artists Pictures
- Directed by Steve Sekely and Freddie Francis (uncredited)
- Written by Bernard Gordon and Philip Yordan, from John Wyndham's novel
- Starring: Howard Keel, Nicole Maurey, Janette Scott
- After an unusual meteor shower leaves most of the human population blind, a merchant navy officer must find a way to conquer tall, aggressive plants which are feeding on people and animals.
- Spine Chilling Terror
- A brain-chilling tale of tomorrow happens in our world today!
- In the footprints of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Thing comes a masterpiece of kitsch filmmaking from 1962
- The Triffids are coming to devour the human race! ... suddenly the hideous crawling things are everywhere... and no one can escape!
- From the nightmare novel that made the world shudder
- Fantastic, frightening, but entirely plausible. John Wyndham's famous story of a world dominated by monstrous, stinging plants catches the imagination like the best of HG Wells.
- Beware the triffids... they grow... know... walk... talk... stalk... and kill!
- Triffids take over the world! From the greatest science-fiction novel of all time!
- Man eating plants! Spine chilling terror!
- The triffids are coming! The triffids are growing! The triffids are killing!
- From the greatest science fiction novel of all time!