W: Sydney Boehm [based on the novel by Philip Wyle &
DP: John Seitz & W. Howard Greene
Ed: Arthur P. Schmidt
Mus: Leith Stevens
PD: Hal Pereira & Albert Nozaki
Richard Derr (David Randall), Barbara Rush (Joyce
Hendron), Larry Keating (Dr. Cole Hendron), Peter Hansen (Dr. Tony Drake), John Hoyt (Sydney Stanton)
Another planet is hurtling towards Earth and a pilot and
an astronomer face a race against time to create an "ark" to transport the world's population.
The special effects, model work and matte paintings may
look rudimentary by modern standards, but for the film's age they are all incredibly well done and have at least dated much better than the garbled, nonsensical dialogue.
Armageddon for the 1950's, except with a slightly more
believable storyline and more convincing performances.