This Island Earth
Country of Origin:  United States
Production year: 1955
Director: Joseph Newman
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: Disc ID: 1DF3-6908-7029-C361
Running time: 1:22 (82 Min.)
Casetype: THINpak
Format: PAL, Color, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: October 01, 2007
Collection type: Owned (#2153)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 24, 2012
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
Prepare to blast off from planet Earth in one of the most popular classic sci-fi films of all time! When atomic scientist Dr. Meacham (Rex Reason) is chosen to take part in a top-secret research experiment in a remote lab., he quickly discovers that he is really involved in an evil scheme by alien Metalunans to take over Earth. After he and the gorgeous Dr. Adams (Faith Domergue) make their escape shortly before the lab. explodes, they are whisked away in a flying saucer to Metaluna, where they are blamed for the destruction. Will interstellar negotiation save the day, or will the scientists be forced to take part in a treacherous battle to the death? Featuring incredible special effects that were 2½ years in the making, this is one adventure that you have to see to believe!
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Genres
Science-Fiction
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
Media Companies:
 • Universal Pictures
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
English
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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Crew
Direction
Joseph Newman....Director
Writing
Franklin Coen....Screenwriter
Edward G. O'Callaghan....Screenwriter
Raymond F. Jones....Original Material By
Production
William Alland....Producer
Cinematography
Clifford Stine....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Virgil Vogel....Film Editor
Sound
Leslie I. Carey....Sound
Robert Pritchard....Sound
Art
Alexander Golitzen....Art Director
Richard H. Riedel....Art Director
Rosemary Odell....Costume Designer
Bud Westmore....Make-up Artist
David S. Horsley....Visual Effects
Clifford Stine....Visual Effects
Cast
Jeff Morrow....Exeter
Faith Domergue....Ruth Adams
Rex Reason....Cal Meacham
Lance Fuller....Brack
Russell Johnson....Steve Carlson
Douglas Spencer....The Monitor
Robert Nichols....Joe Wilson
Karl L. Lindt....Dr. Adolph Engelborg