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Invisible Invaders (1959)

Approved | | Sci-Fi, Horror | 15 May 1959 (USA)
Aliens, contacting scientist Adam Penner, inform him that they have been on the moon for twenty thousand years, undetected due to their invisibility, and have now decided to annihilate ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward L. Cahn

Writer:

Samuel Newman
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Agar ... Maj. Bruce Jay
Jean Byron ... Phyllis Penner
Philip Tonge ... Dr. Adam Penner
Robert Hutton ... Dr. John Lamont
John Carradine ... Dr. Karol Noymann
Hal Torey Hal Torey ... The Farmer
Paul Langton ... Lt. Gen. Stone
Eden Hartford Eden Hartford ... WAAF Secretary
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Storyline

Aliens, contacting scientist Adam Penner, inform him that they have been on the moon for twenty thousand years, undetected due to their invisibility, and have now decided to annihilate humanity unless all the nations of earth surrender immediately. Sequestered in an impregnable laboratory trying to find the aliens' weakness, Penner, his daughter, a no-nonsense army major and a squeamish scientist are attacked from outside by the aliens, who have occupied the bodies of the recently deceased. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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An unearthly enemy defying modern science in a war to the death! See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Horror

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Invasores invisibles See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

United Artists released this as the top of a double bill with The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959). Both films were directed by Edward L. Cahn, and despite each film listing a different production company, Premium Pictures and Vogue Pictures, both were actually produced by the same company. See more »

Goofs

The same shot of the same dead men walking over a hillside near the bunker is used over and over. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Adam Penner: Dear Lord, I pray that I am insane, that all that happened is only in my mind. I pray that tomorrow the sun will shine again on living things, not on a world where only the dead walk the Earth.
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Crazy Credits

In the film, John Carradine's character is named Dr. Karol Noymann. In the ending cast list, his character is listed as "Carl Noymann." See more »

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Featured in Frightful Movie: Invisible Invaders (1968) See more »

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Invisible enemy threatens the world
26 January 2005 | by chris_gaskin123See all my reviews

I have seen Invivisble Invaders a couple of times now and found it rather enjoyable, despite reading some bad reviews about it.

Invivisble aliens plan to take over the world by taking over dead bodies, that make the humans zombies. A small group of scientists go to hide in a cave to find a way to defeat these aliens and they eventually succeed by making a device that makes high pitched sounds, which is the aliens' weakness. After killing several of these in this way, their flying saucer appears and is destroyed and the world is saved.

The special effects are not too bad for a low budget movie and the music score is rather eerie.

The movie stars sci fi regulars John Agar (Tarantula, The Brain From Planet Arous), Robert Hutton (The Colossus Of New York, The Slime People), horror star John Carradine (The House Of Frankenstein, The Black Sleep) and Jean Byron as the love interest.

This movie is worth seeking out, especially for fans of 1950's science fiction like myself.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.


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