Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956)

 Hey, a clean episode! No offensive toilet talk in this one.

DANA WYNTER & KEVIN MCCARTHY Character(s): Becky Driscoll & Dr. Miles J. Bennell Film 'INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS' (1956) Directed By DON SIEGEL 05 February 1956 CTH27452 Allstar Collection/ALLIED ARTISTS **ACHTUNG** Für dieses Bild gilt: Nur redaktionelle Nutzung, Copyright: ALLIED ARTISTS und/oder der vom Rechteinhaber beauftragte Fotograf. Verwendung ausschließlich für redaktionelle Berichterstattung in Zusammenhang mit diesem Film und entsprechender Filmtitelnennung. Cover-, Buch-, Kalendernutzungen und ähnliches nur nach vorheriger individueller Absprache. Fotovermerk ist obligatorisch und muß den Hinweis ALLIED ARTISTS enthalten. Sofern angegeben sollte auch Nennung des Fotograf erfolgen. Kommerzielle Nutzung jedweder Art ist untersagt, eine Freigabe ist nur möglich, wenn die schriftliche Genehmigung des Rechteinhabers eingeholt wird. **WARNING** This Photograph is for editorial use only and is the copyright of ALLIED ARTISTS and/or the Photographer assigned by the Film or Production Company & can only be reproduced by publications in conjunction with the promotion of the above Film. A Mandatory Credit To ALLIED ARTISTS is required. The Photographer should also be credited when known. No commercial use can be granted without written authority from the Film Company.1111z@yx

Paranoia, mistrust and fear. They said this movie was about Communism or McCarthyism, but it’s actually pretty accurate to our political climate today. The 25th Next 100 Project ‘cast finds us in this fascinating & original world, with Don Siegel’s direction & Kevin McCarthy’s leading performance anchoring the flick. Get Sparkplug Coffee, then narrow your eyes at your neighbour as we tell you about the Snatchers.

LINKS:

Bev and Ryan’s choice for favourite movie remake

Dana Wynter and Carolyn Jones and King Donovan on IMDb

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

AFI’s Top 100 Lists

1956 in film

Learn about Capgras delusion

The pods and  the ending and the chilling ending of the 1978 remake on YouTube

Carnival Of Souls and Invasion Of The Body Snatchers 1978 remake and The Thing and The Matrix on IMDb

Previously on the Next 100 Project: Ghostbusters

August 25th on the N100P: Breakfast At Tiffany’s