Earth Vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

This Columbia Pictures sci-fi film was directed by Fred F. Sears, produced by Charles H. Schneer, and stars Hugh (THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL) Marlowe, Joan (20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH) Taylor and Morris (THE GIANT CLAW) Ankrum. The storyline was suggested by the bestselling non-fiction book ‘Flying Saucers from Outer Space’ by MajorContinue reading “Earth Vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)”

Posters for Quatermass And The Pit (1967)

Hammer’s QUATERMASS AND THE PIT (aka 5 MILLION YEARS TO EARTH) is a big screen adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. It is well-acted by Andrew Kier, James Donald, Barbara Shelley, Bryan Marshall, Julian Glover and Duncan Lamont, it is also genuinely creepy and full of great ideas. I like how writerContinue reading “Posters for Quatermass And The Pit (1967)”

Posters for The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

This was Ray Harryhausen’s first full colour fantasy movie, featuring Arabian Nights hero Sinbad leading an adventurous, incident-filled mission to the monster-filled island of Colossa! Directed by Nathan Juran, produced by Charles H. Schneer, starring Kerwin Mathews, Torin Thatcher and Kathryn Grant, with a rousing score by Bernard Herrmann, the film became a sleeper hitContinue reading “Posters for The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)”