This Island Earth (1955) was a Science Fiction - Horror Film directed by Joseph M. Newman and produced by William Alland.
THIS ISLAND EARTH On Blu-ray From Shout FactoryBy Dan Day, Jr. on Jul 25, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Universal's 1955 THIS ISLAND EARTH is one of the greatest science-fiction films ever made. It's a magnificent, colorful adventure, bigger and bolder than any of the black & white sci-fi features the studio made during the same time period. It is also never really been given its proper appreciat... Read full article
This Island EarthBy Beatrice on Feb 25, 2016 From Flickers in Time
This Island Earth Directed by Joseph Newman Written by Franklin Coen and George Callahan; story by Raymond F. Jones 1955/USA Universal International Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental Some interesting special effects accompany a plodding and puzzling screenplay. Dr. Cal Meacham (Rex Reason) is... Read full article
This Island Earth – part 4By Tom on Apr 5, 2012 From The Old Movie House
Before Ruth and Cal can continue they must adjust to the difference in pressure. But before they go through with it Exeter insists they watch some of his crew go through it. The only woman on board is in charge of the procedure. After Ruth and Cal have their first encounter with the thermal barr... Read full article
This Island Earth-part 3By Tom on Mar 31, 2012 From The Old Movie House
After a dinner that consists of barely acceptable wine, rubbery chicken, and mindless chit-chat Steve and Ruth take a chance and take Cal into their confidence. Apparently some of the people who have worked there have had a sudden reversal of opinion. There’s no truly polite way of saying it &... Read full article
This Island Earth - part 2By Tom on Mar 29, 2012 From The Old Movie House
Just in case you’ve forgotten where we were in the film Cal and Joe observe a man on the screen of the Interociter. He says his name is Exeter, and that he is a peace engineer. He goes on to praise Cal for constructing the Interociter. Now I would like to point out, for the record, that the co... Read full article
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Dr. Cal Meacham: What about you?
Exeter: I'll use the third tube.
Dr. Cal Meacham: Sun lamp?
Dr. Ruth Adams: That's what it looks like. Only instead of a suntan, you get your brain cells rearranged.
[the cat appears]
Dr. Ruth Adams: It's only Neutron. We call him that because he's so positive.
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According to Faith Domergue, the pants of her costume were so skintight that she could not wear underwear. A female assistant had to help her put them on and take them off.
The only woman from Metaluna seen in the film is played by Charlotte Lander, in her only screen appearance, at the control console for the decompression tubes on board the saucer.
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