The War of the Worlds

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Classic sci-fi based on the H.G. Wells novel about a small town in California that is attacked by Martians.
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Classic sci-fi based on the H.G. Wells novel about a small town in California that is attacked by Martians.

Original Release

08/26/1953

US Release

08/26/1953

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Cast

Gene Barry Dr. Clayton Forrester
Ann Robinson Sylvia Van Buren
Les Tremayne Maj. Gen. Mann
Sandro Giglio Dr. Bilderbeck
Lewis Martin Pastor Dr. Matthew Collins
Houseley Stevenson Jr. Gen. Mann's Aide (as Housely Stevenson Jr.) / Gen. Mann's Aide
Paul Frees Opening Announcer / Second Radio Reporter
William Phipps Wash Perry (as Bill Phipps) / Wash Perry
Vernon Rich Col. Ralph Heffner
Henry Brandon Cop at Crash Site
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Byron Haskin

Writers

Barré Lyndon, H.G. Wells

Cast

Gene Barry Dr. Clayton Forrester
Ann Robinson Sylvia Van Buren
Les Tremayne Maj. Gen. Mann
Sandro Giglio Dr. Bilderbeck
Lewis Martin Pastor Dr. Matthew Collins
Houseley Stevenson Jr. Gen. Mann's Aide (as Housely Stevenson Jr.) / Gen. Mann's Aide
Paul Frees Opening Announcer / Second Radio Reporter
William Phipps Wash Perry (as Bill Phipps) / Wash Perry
Vernon Rich Col. Ralph Heffner
Henry Brandon Cop at Crash Site
Jack Kruschen Salvatore
Cedric Hardwicke Commentary (voice) (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke) / Commentary
Peter Adams Pine Summit Fire Watcher
Eric Alden Man
Hugh Allen Brigadier General
Ruth Barnell Mother
Edgar Barrier Prof. McPherson
Russ Bender Dr. Carmichael
Paul Birch Alonzo Hogue
Hazel Boyne Screaming Woman

Producers

Cecil B. DeMille Executive Producer
George Pal Producer
Frank Freeman Jr. Producer

Editors

Everett Douglas

1954 Oscar Best Sound, Recording Nominated
1954 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1954 Oscar Best Effects, Special Effects Won
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