Friday, 30 November 2018

Battle in Outer Space (宇宙大戦争 Uchū Daisensō) (1959)


We shall fight them in space! We shall fight them on the moon! We shall fight them on the earth! We shall never surrender!



Directed by Ishirō Honda
Produced by omoyuki Tanaka
Screenplay by Shinichi Sekizawa
Story by Jotaro Okami
Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography Hajime Koizumi
Edited by Ichiji Taira
Production company: Toho
Running time: 93 minutes


Cast


Ryô Ikebe: Maj. Ichiro Katsumiya
Kyôko Anzai: Etsuko Shiraishi
Minoru Takada: The Commander
Koreya Senda: Professor Adachi
Len Stanford: Dr. Roger Richardson
Harold Conway: Dr. Immerman
Elise Richter: Sylvia
Hisaya Itô: Kogure
Yoshio Tsuchiya: Iwomura
Nadao Kirino: Gravity Man
Kôzô Nomura: Rocket Commander
Fuyuki Murakami: Inspector Iriake
Ikio Sawamura: Lantern Man
Takuzô Kumagai: Alien
Katsumi Tezuka: Alien


HERE COME THE PLANET SMASHERS!
The Moon is Captured! The Earth is Next!
SPACE DECLARES WAR ON EARTH - OUTLAW PLANET CAPTURES THE MOON!
Space Wages War on Earth!

SEE! Space-shaking last battle of earth rockets vs. flying war saucers!
SEE! Space saboteurs juggle earth's bridges...ships...trains...like toys!
SEE! Earth's minds controlled by rays from outer space!
SEE…
The Biggest Battle Ever Put On Film!


Trailer

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Thursday, 8 November 2018

The Atomic Submarine (1959)



A low-budget sci-fi thriller with overbearing narration, grainy stock footage, ordinary effects and cheap sets, but also containing some quite interesting concepts and plenty of action.



Directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet
Produced by Alex Gordon
Screenplay by Orville H. Hampton
Story by Irving Block; Jack Rabin
Music by Alexander Laszlo
Cinematography: Gilbert Warrenton
Edited by William Austin
Production company: Gorham Productions, Inc.
Distributed by Allied Artists Pictures Corporation (US); Warner-Pathé (original, UK)
Running time: 72 minutes
Budget: $135,000 (approx.)


Cast


Arthur Franz: Lt. Cmdr. Richard 'Reef' Holloway
Dick Foran: Cmdr. Dan Wendover
Brett Halsey: Dr. Carl Neilson Jr.
Tom Conway: Sir Ian Hunt
Paul Dubov: Lt. David Milburn
Bob Steele: CPO 'Grif' Griffin
Victor Varconi: Dr. Clifford Kent
Joi Lansing: Julie
Selmer Jackson: Adm. Terhune
Jack Mulhall : Justin Murdock
Jean Moorhead: Helen Milburn
Richard Tyler: Carney
Kenneth Becker: Frogman Powell
Sid Melton: Yeoman Chester Tuttle
Frank Watkins: Watkins





Trailer
 
It's 1968 – 10 years into the future!
Ships and submarines crossing the North Pole have mysteriously vanished!
The nuclear sub, Tiger Shark is sent out to investigate.
What they discover is not so much out of this world as…….
Deep within its waters!


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