Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi
A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.
This iconic movie is one of those named in the main theme for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), "Science Fiction / Double Feature".
The specific lyric is: "Then at a deadly pace / It Came From Outer Space / And This is How the Message Ran...."
This is Sand Rock, Arizona, of a late evening in early spring. It's a nice town, knowing its past and sure of its future, as it makes ready for the night, and the predictable morning. The desert blankets the earth, cooling, resting for the fight ...
The spider Putnam points out to the sheriff is evidently a toy tied to a string: it moves forward jerkily and without moving its legs.
The credits are at the end rather than at the beginning. They include shots of the characters with the cast names, and the pictures would mean nothing if seen before the film.
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