Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.4
IMDB Rating 6.6
RottenTomatoes Rating 81%

Financials

Revenue: $1,600,000

Budget: $800,000

Profit: + $800,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: Fantastic sights leap out at you!

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Jun 5, 1953

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Run Time: 1h 21m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Universal International Pictures


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Synopsis

Author & amateur astronomer John Putnam and schoolteacher Ellen Fields witness an enormous meteorite come down near a small town in Arizona, but Putnam becomes a local object of scorn when, after examining the object up close, he announces that it is a spacecraft, and that it is inhabited...


Main Cast

Richard Carlson

Richard Carlson

John Putnam

Age : 65 | Popularity : 10%

Barbara Rush

Barbara Rush

Ellen Fields

Age : 94 | Popularity : 6%

Charles Drake

Charles Drake

Sheriff Matt Warren

Age : 76 | Popularity : 7%

Joe Sawyer

Joe Sawyer

Frank Daylon

Age : 75 | Popularity : 6%

Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson

George

Age : 89 | Popularity : 7%

Kathleen Hughes

Kathleen Hughes

Jane Dean

Age : 92 | Popularity : 7%

Dave Willock

Dave Willock

Pete Davis (uncredited)

Age : 81 | Popularity : 8%

Alan Dexter

Alan Dexter

Dave Loring (uncredited)

Age : 65 | Popularity : 7%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Producer
William Alland
William Alland
Sound Original Music Composer
Henry Mancini
Henry Mancini
Herman Stein
Herman Stein
Irving Gertz
Irving Gertz
Sound
Glenn E. Anderson
Glenn E. Anderson
Leslie I. Carey
Leslie I. Carey
Music Director
Joseph Gershenson
Joseph Gershenson
Art Art Direction
Robert F. Boyle
Robert F. Boyle
Bernard Herzbrun
Bernard Herzbrun
Set Decoration
Ruby R. Levitt
Ruby R. Levitt
Russell A. Gausman
Russell A. Gausman
Camera Director of Photography
Clifford Stine
Clifford Stine
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Rosemary Odell
Rosemary Odell
Makeup Artist
Bud Westmore
Bud Westmore
Hairstylist
Joan St. Oegger
Joan St. Oegger
Crew Special Effects
Jack Kevan
Jack Kevan
David S. Horsley
David S. Horsley
Millicent Patrick
Millicent Patrick
Directing Director
Jack Arnold
Jack Arnold
Assistant Director
Joseph E. Kenney
Joseph E. Kenney
Writing Story
Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury
Screenplay
Harry Essex
Harry Essex
Editing Editor
Paul Weatherwax
Paul Weatherwax
Visual Effects Visual Effects
Roswell A. Hoffmann
Roswell A. Hoffmann
Department Role Name

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