It Came from Outer Space

Fantastic sights leap out at you!

It Came from Outer Space (1953)

HorrorScience Fiction

Author & amateur astronomer John Putnam and schoolteacher Ellen Fields witness an enormous meteorite come down near a small town in Arizona, but Putnam becomes a local object of scorn when, after examining the object up close, he announces that it is a spacecraft, and that it is inhabited...

Director: Jack Arnold
Writer: Harry Essex

Release Date: 1953-06-05
Status: Released
Run time: 81 min / 1:21
Budget: $800,000
Revenue: $1,600,000
Production Company : Universal International Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Richard Carlson
John Putnam
Barbara Rush
Ellen Fields
Charles Drake
Sheriff Matt Warren
Joe Sawyer
Frank Daylon
Russell Johnson
Kathleen Hughes
Jane Dean
Dave Willock
Pete Davis (uncredited)
Alan Dexter
Dave Loring (uncredited)
George Eldredge
Dr. Snell (uncredited)
Warren MacGregor
Toby, a hobo (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing
Sam, a hobo (uncredited)
George Selk
Tom, a hobo (uncredited)
Bradford Jackson
Bob, Snell's assistant (uncredited)
Robert Carson
Dugan, reporter (uncredited)
Whitey Haupt
Perry, a boy (uncredited)
Virginia Mullen
Mrs. Daylon (uncredited)
William Pullen
Deputy Reed (uncredited)
Richard H. Cutting
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks
Unidentified Posse Man (unconfirmed)
Ned Davenport
Man Outside Newspaper Office (unconfirmed)
Dick Pinner
Reporter with Dugan (extra) (uncredited)


Production William Alland Producer
Sound Henry Mancini Original Music Composer
Art Robert F. Boyle Art Direction
Sound Glenn E. Anderson Sound
Sound Leslie I. Carey Sound
Art Ruby R. Levitt Set Decoration
Camera Clifford Stine Director of Photography
Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Rosemary Odell Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Bud Westmore Makeup Artist
Art Bernard Herzbrun Art Direction
Crew Jack Kevan Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Joan St. Oegger Hairstylist
Directing Jack Arnold Director
Sound Herman Stein Original Music Composer
Writing Ray Bradbury Story
Writing Harry Essex Screenplay
Sound Irving Gertz Original Music Composer
Editing Paul Weatherwax Editor
Sound Joseph Gershenson Music Director
Crew David S. Horsley Special Effects
Directing Joseph E. Kenney Assistant Director
Crew Millicent Patrick Special Effects
Visual Effects Roswell A. Hoffmann Visual Effects

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