Tag Archives: 1950s

The Man Upstairs (1958)

Director:  Don Chaffey Starring: Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Donald Houston, Dorothy Alison, Kenneth Griffith, Patricia Jessel, Virginia Maskell, Walter Hudd, Charles Houston, Maureen Connell, Amy Dalby, Alfred Burke, Patrick Jordan Screenplay:  Alun Falconer, Robert Dunbar and Don Chaffey, based upon … Continue reading

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Seven Days To Noon (1950)

[Also known as: Ultimatum] Director:  John Boulting and Roy Boulting Starring:  Barry Jones, André Morell, Olive Sloane, Joan Hickson, Hugh Cross, Sheila Manahan, Ronald Adam, Joan Hickson, Wyndham Goldie, Marie Ney Screenplay:  Frank Harvey and Roy Boulting, based upon a … Continue reading

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Cult Of The Cobra (1955)

“The Cobra Goddess will avenge herself! One by one, you will all die!”   Director:  Francis D. Lyon Starring:  Faith Domergue, Marshall Thompson, Richard Long, Kathleen Hughes, James Dobson, David Janssen, Jack Kelly, William Reynolds, Leonard Strong, Walter Coy, Edward … Continue reading

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Destination Moon (1950)

“We are not the only ones who know that the moon can be reached. We are not the only ones planning to go there. The race is on—and we had better win it!”   Director:  Irving Pichel Starring:  John Archer, … Continue reading

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Rocketship X-M (1950)

“Tonight you are invited here to witness an important event. You are all familiar with our previous work in sending robot missiles into space. That phase is at an end. Tonight we will launch the first manned spaceship, the RXM: … Continue reading

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Jet Over The Atlantic (1959)

“From here on it’s anyone’s guess. The transmitter’s dead. We’re out of touch with the whole world.”   Director:  Byron Haskin Starring:  Guy Madison, Virginia Mayo, George Raft, Argentina Brunetti, George Macready, Ilona Massey, Anna Lee, Brett Halsey, Mary Anderson, … Continue reading

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Jet Storm (1959)

“He didn’t tell me what it was. He said it was just—samples. Chemical samples… Oh, it—couldn’t be! People don’t do things like that! Ernest, you wouldn’t – !?”   Director:  C. Raker Endfield Starring:  Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker, Mai Zetterling, … Continue reading

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Crash Landing (1958)

“Between Eternity and the thirty-one persons aboard, a one-inch envelope of metal and four man-made engines…”   Director:  Fred F. Sears Starring:  Gary Merrill, Nancy Davis, Roger Smith, Sheridan Comerate, Jewell Lain, Bek Nelson, Irene Hervey, Lewis Martin, Richard Keith, … Continue reading

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The Blob (1958)

“Would you believe me if I told you there was something inside that rock we found tonight? – something that could wipe out this whole town?”   Director:  Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr and Russell S. Doughten Jr (uncredited) Starring:  Steve … Continue reading

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The Flying Saucer (1950)

“It appears it was designed for one purpose – to carry the atomic bomb! Now, the first country that learns the secret of the flying saucer will control the skies of the world…”   Director:  Mikel Conrad Starring:  Mikel Conrad, … Continue reading

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