The Fly

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The Fly (1958, USA) is a Science Fiction-Horror film directed by Kurt Neumann. Followed by Return of the Fly and Curse of the Fly


Main Details

  • Released in 1958 | Color
  • Running Time: 94 Min.
  • Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
  • Distribution Co: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (1958) (USA) (theatrical) | Centfox (1958) (West Germany) (theatrical) | Cat-Film Distributions (1958) (Sweden) (theatrical) | Fox Film (1958) (Sweden) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Kurt Neumann
  • Written by George Langelaan, James Clavell
  • Starring David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall, Kathleen Freeman, Betty Lou Gerson
  • Produced by Kurt Neumann, Robert L. Lippert
  • Original Music by Paul Sawtell
  • Cinematography by Karl Struss
  • Film Editing by Merrill G. White

Plot Summary

  • A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device.

Also Known As

  • La mosca (Argentina / Spain)
  • Öldüren arzu (Turkey) (Turkish title)
  • A Mosca (Portugal)
  • A Mosca da Cabeça Branca (Brazil)
  • A légy (Hungary) (imdb display title)
  • De vlieg (Belgium) (Flemish title)
  • Die Fliege (Germany)
  • Fluen (Denmark)
  • Flugan (Sweden)
  • I myga (Greece) (DVD title)
  • I myiga (Greece) (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
  • Kärpänen (Finland)
  • L'esperimento del dottor K. (Italy)
  • La mouche (Belgium) (French title)
  • La mouche noire (France)


  • If she looked upon the horror her husband had become... she would scream for the rest of her life!
  • Horror Of The Winged Menace !
  • Terrifying! Nerve Shattering! Bloodcurdling!
  • She had to kill the thing her husband had become -- But could she?
  • Once it was human... even as you and I!
  • The monster created by atoms gone wild
  • The fly with the head of a man...! And the man with the head of a fly!
  • It's the terror-topper first introduced to the public in "Playboy" Magazine!
  • $100 if you prove it can't happen!
  • For your own good we urge you not to see it alone!
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