Friday, March 6, 2009

Friday Night Frights: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Purchase from Barnes & Noble
Welcome to tonight's episode of Friday Night Frights.

Tonight's feature is the 1956 movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

The movie was directed by Don Seigel; the cast includes Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, and Carolyn Jones. It was based on the novel by Jack Finney.

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

This movie was remade in 1978 by Philip Kaufman, with Donald Sutherland in the lead role.

Here's the full movie, in a playlist:

No comments: