The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

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The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

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The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms is a 1953 science fiction film directed by Eugène Lourié and stars Paul Christian, Paula Raymond and Cecil Kellaway with visual effects by Ray Harryhausen. The film is about an atomic bomb test in the Arctic Circle that unfreezes a hibernating fictional dinosaur, a Rhedosaurus, that begins to wreak havoc in New York City.

Director: Eugène Lourié
Writers: Louis Morheim, Fred Freiberger.

Release Date: 1953-06-13
Status: Released
Run time: 80 min / 1:20
Budget: $210,000
Revenue: $5,000,000
Production Companies : Warner Bros., Jack Dietz Productions
Production Country: United States of America

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Casts

Paul Hubschmid
Professor Tom Nesbitt
Paula Raymond
Lee Hunter
Cecil Kellaway
Professor Thurgood Elson
Kenneth Tobey
Col. Jack Evans
Donald Woods
Capt. Phil Jackson
Lee Van Cleef
Corp. Stone
Steve Brodie
Sgt. Loomis
Ross Elliott
George Ritchie
Jack Pennick
Jacob Bowman
Ray Hyke
Sgt. Willistead
Paula Hill
Miss Ryan
Michael Fox
ER Doctor
Alvin Greenman
First Radar Man
Frank Ferguson
Dr. Morton
King Donovan
Dr. Ingersoll
James Best
Charlie - Radar Man
Roy Engel
Maj. Evans
Bess Flowers
Ballet-Goer

Crew

Directing Eugène Lourié Director
Writing Louis Morheim Screenplay
Writing Fred Freiberger Screenplay
Writing Ray Bradbury Story
Production Jack Dietz Producer
Production Bernard W. Burton Co-Producer
Production Hal E. Chester Co-Producer
Sound David Buttolph Original Music Composer
Camera John L. Russell Director of Photography
Editing Bernard W. Burton Editor
Art Eugène Lourié Production Design
Art Edward G. Boyle Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Louis Phillipi Makeup Artist
Directing Horace Hough Assistant Director
Crew Willis Cook Special Effects
Crew George Lofgren Special Effects
Crew Eugène Lourié Special Effects
Visual Effects Ray Harryhausen Visual Effects

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