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|Genre/Form:||Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Daniel Mainwaring; Walter Wanger; Don Siegel; Carmen Dragon; Kevin McCarthy; Dana Wynter; Carolyn Jones; Jack Finney; Republic Pictures Corporation.; Allied Artists Pictures Corporation.; Republic Entertainment Inc.
|Language Note:||English, Spanish or Italian language soundtrack with optional subtitles in French or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.|
|Notes:||Original widescreen version on side A, full frame version on side B.
Based on the Collier's magazine serial by Jack Finney.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Complete digitally remastered version of the black and white film from the original film negative.
Special features include: Interview with Kevin McCarthy ; original theatrical trailer.
|Credits:||Music, Carmen Dragon ; editing, Robert S. Eisen ; director of photography, Ellsworth Frederick.|
|Cast:||Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones, Jean Willes, Ralph Dumke, Virginia Christine.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) : sd., b&w, double-sided ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, Dolby digital, aspect ratio 2.35:1.|
|Contents:||[Side A. Original theatrical] widescreen --
[Side B] Full screen.
|Other Titles:||Invasion of the body snatchers (Motion picture : 1956)|
|Responsibility:||Republic Pictures ; Allied Artists Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by Daniel Mainwaring ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Don Siegel.|
Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a race for his life, Dr. Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people.
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