The War of the Worlds

1953 · 85 min

PG7.089%71%68%
H.G. Wells' classic novel is brought to life in this tale of alien invasion. The residents of a small town in California are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. Their joy is tempered somewhat when they discover that it has passengers who are not very friendly.

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Directed By
Byron Haskin
Studio
Paramount

Cast of The War of the Worlds

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Gene BarryDr. Clayton Forrester
AR
Ann RobinsonSylvia Van Buren
LM
Lewis MartinPastor Dr. Matthew Collins
LT
Les TremayneMaj. Gen. Mann
FK
Frank KreigFiddler Hawkins (uncredited)
VR
Vernon RichCol. Ralph Heffner
SG
Sandro GiglioDr. Bilderbeck
AC
Ann CodeeDr. Duprey (uncredited)
RC
Robert CornthwaiteDr. Pryor (as Bob Cornthwaite)
CH
Cedric HardwickeCommentary (voice) (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
HJ
Houseley Stevenson Jr.Gen. Mann's Aide (as Housely Stevenson Jr.)
WP
William PhippsWash Perry (as Bill Phipps)
JK
Jack KruschenSalvatore
PB
Paul BirchAlonzo Hogue (uncredited)
PF
Paul FreesSecond Radio Reporter / Opening Announcer
HB
Henry BrandonCop at Crash Site
PA
Peter AdamsPine Summit Fire Watcher (uncredited)
EA
Eric AldenMan (uncredited)
HA
Hugh AllenBrigadier General (uncredited)
RB
Ruth BarnellMother (uncredited)
EB
Edgar BarrierProf. McPherson (uncredited)
RB
Russ BenderDr. Carmichael (uncredited)
OB
Oscar BlankMan in Church (uncredited)
NB
Nick BorganiMan in Church (uncredited)
HB
Hazel BoyneScreaming Woman (uncredited)
CB
Chet BrandenburgMan in Church (uncredited)
GB
George BruggemanSoldier (uncredited)
NB
Nora BushWoman in Church (uncredited)
TB
Tony ButalaBoy in Final Church (uncredited)
MC
Mushy CallahanBurning Soldier at Pit (uncredited)
DC
Dick CherneyLooter (uncredited)
EC
Edward ColmansSpanish Priest (uncredited)
JC
James ConatyMan at Pacific Institute of Science and Technology (uncredited)
RC
Russ ConwayRev. Bethany (uncredited)
MC
Martin CoulterMarine Sergeant (uncredited)
VC
Vittorio CramerFirst Radio Reporter (uncredited)
PC
Pierre CressoyFrenchman (uncredited)
OC
Oliver CrossScientist (uncredited)
JC
Jane CrowleyWoman in Church (uncredited)
JD
Jim DaviesMarine Commanding Officer (uncredited)
HD
Helen DicksonWoman in Church (uncredited)
RD
Ralph DumkeBuck Monahan (uncredited)
JD
Jimmie DundeeCivil Defense Official (uncredited)
AF
Al FergusonPolice Chief (uncredited)
DF
Dick FortuneMarine Captain (uncredited)
AF
Alex FrazerDr. James (uncredited)
FJ
Frank Freeman Jr.Bum #2 Listening to Radio (uncredited)
SG
Slim GautRadio Listener (uncredited)
CG
Charles GemoraMartian (uncredited)
NG
Ned GlassWell-Dressed Looter (uncredited)
JG
Jack GordonMan in Church (uncredited)
FG
Fred GrahamLooter (uncredited)
JG
Joe GrayLooter (uncredited)
HH
Herman HackWorker Listening to Radio (uncredited)
NH
Nancy HaleYoung Wife (uncredited)
VH
Virginia HallGirl (uncredited)
TH
Ted HechtKGEB Reporter (uncredited)
DH
Douglas HendersonStaff Sergeant (uncredited)
GH
Gertrude HoffmannElderly News Vendor (uncredited)
TH
Tex HoldenMan in Church (uncredited)
JH
Jimmie HoranParty Guest (uncredited)
PI
Patricia IannoneGirl (uncredited)
JJ
Jerry JamesReporter (uncredited)
MJ
Michael JeffersWorker Listening to Radio (uncredited)
DJ
Dick JohnstoneMan in Church (uncredited)
CJ
Carolyn JonesBlonde Party Guest (uncredited)
DK
Don KohlerColonel (uncredited)
IL
Ivan LebedeffDr. Gratzman (uncredited)
FL
Freeman LuskSecretary of Defense (uncredited)
HL
Herbert LyttonChief of Staff (uncredited)
WM
Wilbur MackOfficial (uncredited)
GM
George MagrillTraffic Cop (uncredited)
MM
Mike MahoneyTownsman (uncredited)
JM
John MansfieldMan (uncredited)
JM
Joel MarstonMilitary Policeman in Jeep (uncredited)
SM
Sydney MasonFire Chief, Crew #3 (uncredited)
JM
John MaxwellDoctor (uncredited)
MM
Mathew McCueMan in Church (uncredited)
DM
David McMahonMinister, First Church (uncredited)
WM
William MeaderP.E. Official (uncredited)
LM
Lee MillerReporter (uncredited)
RM
Ralph MontgomeryLos Angeles Red Cross Official (uncredited)
AM
Alvy MooreZippy (uncredited)
BM
Bob MorganInjured Civil Defense Worker (uncredited)
CM
Charles MortonWorker Listening to Radio (uncredited)
GN
George NardelliMilitary Officer (uncredited)
SO
Stanley OrrMarine Major (uncredited)
GP
George PalBum #1 Listening to Radio (uncredited)
WR
Walter RichardsReporter (uncredited)
RR
Robert RockwellForest Ranger at Crash Site (uncredited)
WS
Walter SandeSheriff Bogany (uncredited)
JS
James SeayAir Force Bomber Pilot (uncredited)
AS
Allen D. SewallMan in Church (uncredited)
LS
Lucile SewallWoman in Church (uncredited)
CS
Cora ShannonOld Woman (uncredited)
DS
David SharpeLooter (uncredited)
TS
Teru ShimadaJapanese Diplomat (uncredited)
RS
Reginald Lal SinghMilitary Officer (uncredited)
BS
Bobby SomersDeputy at Crash Site (uncredited)
BS
Bert StevensMan in Church (uncredited)
CS
Charles StewartMarine Captain (uncredited)
JS
Jack StoneyLooter (uncredited)
GT
Gus TaillonElderly Man (uncredited)
MT
Morton C. ThompsonReporter (uncredited)
AT
Arthur ToveyParty Guest (uncredited)
DS
Dale Van SickelLooter (uncredited)
DV
Dorothy VernonElderly Woman at Square Dance (uncredited)
EW
Edward WahrmanCameraman (uncredited)
AW
Anthony WardeMilitary Police Driver (uncredited)
BW
Bob WhitneyMilitary Officer (uncredited)
CW
Chalky WilliamsWorker Listening to Radio (uncredited)
WW
Waldon WilliamsBoy (uncredited)
BW
Bud WolfeRescuing Civil Defense Worker (uncredited)
FZ
Fred ZendarMarine Lieutenant (uncredited)

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