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The Day of the Triffids (1962) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Freddie Francis and Steve Sekely and produced by Bernard Glasser, Philip Yordan and George Pitcher.

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The Day of the Triffids (1963)

By Beatrice on Oct 12, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Day of the Triffids Directed by Steve Stekeley Bernard Gordon from a novel by John Wyndam 1963/UK Allied Artists Pictures/Security Pictures Ltd. First viewing/Amazon Prime Well, I can hardly think of anything cooler than a story about a small band of survivors that tries to battle carnivorous... Read full article


The Day of the Triffids (1963)

By Beatrice on Oct 12, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Day of the Triffids Directed by Steve Stekeley Bernard Gordon from a novel by John Wyndam 1963/UK Allied Artists Pictures/Security Pictures Ltd. First viewing/Amazon Prime Well, I can hardly think of anything cooler than a story about a small band of survivors that tries to battle carnivorous... Read full article


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The triffids inspired the E.T. plants of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
When the film was finished it was too short, so the entire sequence where the triffids attack the lighthouse was added. This sequence was directed by an uncredited Freddie Francis
Although credited with "additional music", composer Johnny Douglas actually supplied more music than the main composer, Ron Goodwin. According to the official music cue sheets, Douglas wrote 26 mins, Goodwin 19 minutes
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