Night the World Exploded

The Night the World Exploded

Director: Fred Sears, Kathryn Grant, William Leslie, Raymond Greenleaf

Cast: Fred Sears, Kathryn Grant, William Leslie, Raymond Greenleaf

     
 
This Sam Katzman-produced sci-fier was originally released on a double bill with Katzman's Giant Claw. The plot is motivated by a newly discovered element called E-112, which festers at the Earth's core. Rising to the surface in the form of liquefied stone, E-112 becomes extremely dangerous when it is mixed with nitrogen. Before long, the entire world is

Overview

This Sam Katzman-produced sci-fier was originally released on a double bill with Katzman's Giant Claw. The plot is motivated by a newly discovered element called E-112, which festers at the Earth's core. Rising to the surface in the form of liquefied stone, E-112 becomes extremely dangerous when it is mixed with nitrogen. Before long, the entire world is threatened with the explosive power of the volatile element. To save Mankind from being blown to smithereens, seismologist David Conway (William Leslie) tries to neutralize E-112 with a combination of volcanic gases and silver iodide. Despite all the scientific doublespeak, The Night the World Exploded is doggedly nonintellecutal in its execution and appeal.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/16/2010
UPC:
0043396359604
Original Release:
1957
Rating:
NR
Source:
Sony Pictures Home
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sales rank:
53,674

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kathryn Grant Laura Hutchinson
William Leslie Dr. David Conway
Raymond Greenleaf Gov. Cheney
Charles Evans Gen. Bartes
Frank Scannell Sheriff Quinn
Marshall Reed General's Aide
Fred Coby Ranger Brown
Paul Savage Ranger Kirk
Terry Frost Foreman
Tristram Coffin Dr. Ellis Morton

Technical Credits
Fred Sears Director
Paul Borofsky Editor
Sam Katzman Producer
Ben Kline Cinematographer
Ross Di Maggio Musical Direction/Supervision
Jack Natteford Screenwriter
Paul Palmentola Art Director
Luci Ward Screenwriter

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