• 20 Million Miles to Earth

    1957. USA. Nathan Juran. 82 min.

Saturday, April 24, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

  • 20 Million Miles to Earth

    1957. USA. Directed by Nathan Juran. Screenplay by Christopher Knopf, Robert Creighton Williams. With William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Frank Puglia. In this science-fiction fantasy, featuring monster effects by Ray Harryhausen, an American spaceship returning from Venus crash-lands on Earth, releasing a creature that simultaneously wreaks havoc and elicits sympathy; the misunderstood monster just wants to be left alone. “Ray Harryhausen really is a master. His work—his animation was so beautiful. The creature in 20 Million Miles to Earth—I love that creature” (Burton) 82 min.

In the Film exhibition Tim Burton and the Lurid Beauty of Monsters

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