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Alex Cox introduces another classic cult movie.
The Thing from Another World starring Kenneth Tobey Margaret Sheridan. When an alien spaceship crashes in the Arctic wastes, a nearby army unit attempts to save the craft before it sinks beneath the surface. All they save is an eight-foot-high creature.... In captivity the 'thing' is found to live on blood and to be capable of self-multiplying. It is also seemingly indestructible and ready to take over the world.
This classic fantasy remains one of the most exciting thrillers in movie history.
Screenplay by CHARLES LEDERER Based on a story by JOHN W. CAMPBELL JR
Produced by HOWARD HAWKS Directed by CHRISTIAN NYBY Television presentation by NICK JONES
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Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Kenneth Tobey
Unknown: Margaret Sheridan.
Unknown: Charles Lederer
Story By: John W. Campbell
Produced By: Howard Hawks
Directed By: Christian Nyby
Capt Hendry: Kenneth Tobey
Nikki: Margaret Sheridan
Dr Carrington: Robert Cornthwaite
Skeely: Douglas Spencer
Lt Eddie Dykes: James Young
Crew chief: Dewey Martin
'The Thing': James Arness

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