The War of the Worlds1953
Directed by Byron Haskin, and written by Barré Lyndon (screenplay) and H.G. Wells (novel), "The War of the Worlds" is a Science Fiction film, released on July 29 of 1953 in the USA . Gene Barry is starring, alongside Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite, Sandro Giglio and Lewis Martin.
Who directed "The War of the Worlds":
The War of the Worlds was directed by Byron Haskin, an American cinematographer, director, and writer.
Before making The War of the Worlds, Byron Haskin had directed Denver and Rio Grande, released in 1952, Tarzan's Peril (1951), Treasure Island (1950), I Walk Alone (1948), Action in the North Atlantic (1943). Since, he directed His Majesty O'Keefe, released in 1954, The Naked Jungle (1954), Long John Silver (1954), Conquest of Space (1955), From the Earth to the Moon (1958), and Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964).
When was "The War of the Worlds" released:
The War of the Worlds was first released on Wednesday, July 29, 1953 (Atlantic City, New Jersey), in the United States.. This was sixty-six (66) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, December 23, 1953 in France and on Wednesday, January 06, 1954 in Germany.
Who is at the casting of "The War of the Worlds":
At the casting of The War of the Worlds we find Gene Barry, previously seen in The Atomic City (1952); Ann Robinson (City Beneath the Sea (1953), Son of Ali Baba (1952)); Les Tremayne (Dream Wife (1953), I Love Melvin (1953)) [ more... ]
- Lewis Martin, Houseley Stevenson Jr. and Henry Brandon can be seen in The Caddy, released in 1953.
- Sandro Giglio, Paul Frees and Rudy Lee also appeared in When Worlds Collide, released in 1951.
- Jack Kruschen and Vernon Rich can also be seen in Outside the Law, released in 1956.
- Paul Frees and Jack Kruschen can be seen in The People Against O'Hara, released in 1951.
What is the Storyline of "The War of the Worlds":
After ten paragraphs of introductory remarks the narrative opens in an astronomical observatory at Ottershaw where explosions are seen on the surface of the planet Mars, creating much interest in the scientific community. Later a "meteor" lands on Horsell Common, southwest of London, near the narrator's home in Woking, Surrey. He is among the first to discover that the object is an artificial cylinder that opens, disgorging Martians who are "big" and "greyish" with "oil brown skin," "the size, [...]
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