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The Trollenberg Terror (1958) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Quentin Lawrence and produced by Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman.

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The Trollenberg Terror (1958, Quentin Lawrence)

on Nov 17, 2010 From The Stop Button

The importance of the director, in cinema, used to be a topic of discussion for me. It hasn’t been lately, because it’s hard to find good examples of well-scripted, well-acted, but terribly directed motion pictures. Thank goodness for The Trollenberg Terror and Quentin Lawrence. Lawrence... Read full article


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Philip Truscott: Cute little things, aren't they?
Alan Brooks: Yeah. I'm gonna throw a bomb at that one. You watch on the screen, see what happens.


[last lines]
[in the observatory room, looking out the panorama window]
Prof. Crevett: [spoken with German accent] Well, Alan. For the first time in weeks, the Trollenberg is free from clouds.
Alan Brooks: Yes - and let's hope it stays that way.


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For its release in America the film was cut down to 75 minutes, because American distributors wanted to get to the monsters faster. The full running length of the film is 84 minutes and is fully restored on the DVD release.
It had been a TV serial before becoming a film, Laurence Payne and Stuart Saunders reprise their roles from the serial. In the original production, the creatures were called "Ixodes."
John Carpenter has said that this film, with its creatures hidden in the clouds, was the inspiration for his film The Fog.
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