Attack of the 50-Foot Woman

Attack of the 50-Foot Woman

Allison Hayes
Director: Nathan Juran Cast: Allison Hayes
Allison Hayes
, William Hudson
William Hudson
, Yvette Vickers
Yvette Vickers
Nathan Juran

DVD (Full Frame)

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Attack of the 50 Foot Woman may well be one of the worst science-fiction films of all time, but that's not to say that it isn't thoroughly enjoyable. Allison Hayes achieved screen immortality as Nancy Archer, the wealthy, dipsomaniac wife of shameless philanderer Harry Archer (William Hudson). When she witnesses the crash landing of a alien spaceship -- whose occupant is a 30-foot giant, dressed in the manner of a medieval Frenchmen! -- Nancy goes to the local sheriff (George Douglas) with her story, only to be laughed off as a drunken crank. Even the local TV anchorman makes cruel fun of Nancy on his nightly newscast. Meanwhile, hubby Harry is making whoopee at a roadhouse with his latest tootsie, Honey Parker (Yvette Vickers). Not long afterward, Nancy, who's been exposed to the radiation of the spaceship, begins to feel queasy. Within a few days, she has grown to the height of 50 feet and is lumbering around the countryside clad only in a gigantic towel, smashing houses and trees in search of her faithless husband ("HARRY-HARRY!!!") Hilarious in its ineptitude (the special effects are particularly shoddy), Attack of the 50 Foot Woman is impossible to dislike, which cannot be said of its slicker but less entertaining 1993 cable-TV remake (with Darryl Hannah in the title role).

Product Details

Release Date: 09/20/2011
UPC: 0883316397053
Original Release: 1958
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:06:00
Sales rank: 5,871

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Allison Hayes Nancy Fowler Archer
William Hudson Harry Archer
Yvette Vickers Honey Parker
Roy Gordon Dr. Cushing
George Douglas Sheriff Dubbitt
Ken Terrell Jessup Stout
Otto Waldis Dr. Von Loeb
Eileen Stevens Nurse
Mike Ross Tony (& Space Giant)
Frank Chase Charlie
Michael Ross Tony

Technical Credits
Nathan Juran Director
Mark Hanna Screenwriter
Edward Mann Editor
Jacques Marquette Cinematographer,Executive Producer
Philip Mitchell Sound/Sound Designer
Ronald Stein Score Composer
Carlie Taylor Makeup
Bernard Woolner Producer

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