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 was one of the few American movies from the 1950s to place its credits at the end rather than at the beginning.
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 ...
Besides not having a stone chimney on the exterior of Putnam's house, the interior sets are much more spacious, and complex than the small "crackerbox" exterior building could hold.
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.