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War of the Worlds, The

Synopsis
Film adaptation of H G Wells’ novel about the invasion of earth by Martians, which terrified American listeners in a radio dramatisation by Orson Welles in 1938.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video; Digital versatile disk. col. 82 min.
Year of production
1953
Availability
Sale; 2005 sale: £12.99 (inclusive) video 2005 sale: £15.99 (inclusive) DVD
Subjects
Literature; Media studies
Keywords
science fiction films; Wells, H G

Credits

Director
Byron Haskin
Producer
George Pal
Writer
Barre Lyndon; H G Wells
Cast
Ann Robinson 
Gene Barry 
Les Tremayne 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD

Production Company

Name

Paramount Pictures

Distributor

Name

Paramount Home Entertainment (UK)

Web
http://www.paramountpictures.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3184 2300
Fax
020 3184 2102
Address
Building 5
Chiswick Park
566 Chiswick High Road
London
W4 5YF
Notes
Formerly: CIC Video
 

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