It! The Terror From Beyond Space

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

It! The Terror From Beyond Space (1958, USA) is a Sci-Fi-Horror film directed by Edward L. Cahn.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1958
  • B & W
  • Running Time: 69 Min
  • Production Co: Robert E. Kent Productions (as Vogue Pictures)
  • Distribution Co: United Artists (1958) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Edward L. Cahn
  • Written by Jerome Bixby
  • Starring Marshall Thompson, Shirley Patterson, Kim Spalding, Ann Doran, Dabbs Greer, Paul Langton, Robert Bice, Richard Benedict
  • Produced by Robert E. Kent, Edward Small
  • Music by Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter
  • Cinematography by Kenneth Peach

Synopsis

It's the future -- 1973 -- and a rescue team is sent to fetch Col. Edward Carruthers (Marshall Thompson), the lone survivor of the first manned flight to Mars. Though he's slated for the firing squad after ostensibly murdering his entire crew, he insists that a Martian monster is to blame for the deaths. Cmdr. Van Heusen (Kim Spalding) and the team doubt Carruthers' claims, until more mysterious killings occur. To their horror, they realize the bloodthirsty beast is on board the ship with them.

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