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Classic 1951 Science Fiction tale about a visitor from another planet who arrives to save the Earth. Includes commentary by director Robert Wise along with several film historians, "making-of" featurettes, an isolated film score, Fox Movietonews from the 1951 premiere, and much more.
I am a fan of old sci-fi movies and I think that this one holds up well. The 2008 remake does not compare. I was surprised how good the movie was. I recommend.Published 14 hours ago by tekno-maniac
One of my favorite movies of all time. I never tire of it's simplicity and message.Published 1 day ago by James T. Ceribello
A great classic movie. I appreciate it for the simplistic 1950's feel.Published 3 days ago by Craig J. Beyer Sr.
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|WHY ARE THOSE WIRES STILL THERE?||
There are wires because "Gort" the robot was played by Lock Martin, a man with a real case of "giantism". Along with this condition comes a less then average amount of strength. He really could not carry or hold Patricia Neal, therefore she was was held up by wires during that... Read More
Jan 7, 2009 by Primogen | See all 12 posts
|Odd that the two main actors are not listed||
This is a common, annoying "feature" of Amazon. For many films, they seem to have an alphabetical list of actors, and just list the first few, regardless of whether they play a major role or not. With this title, for example, they only go as far as actors whose last name starts with...
Dec 2, 2008 by Patrick F. Conolly | See all 5 posts
I currently have this disc from the library, and the interactive theremin game does work on my Panasonic player. Perhaps you need to do a firmware update on your machine?
Apr 1, 2014 by TopFlight | See all 4 posts
|Fullscreen or Widescreen?||
The IMDb lists the original aspect ratio as being 1.37 :1. So as near as I can make out, it wasn't filmed in a widescreen format.
Widescreen movies didn't really come into their own until 1953 or so. There were some widescreen movies done in the late 20's and early 30's, but with... Read More
Oct 17, 2008 by General Malaise | See all 14 posts
The information Amazon lists on this DVD says it is Region 1
Feb 4, 2009 by AH-1Z | See all 2 posts
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