I Married a Monster from Outer Space

I Married a Monster from Outer Space

Tom Tryon
Director: Gene Fowler Jr. Cast: Tom Tryon
Tom Tryon
, Gloria Talbott
Gloria Talbott
, Peter Baldwin
Peter Baldwin
Gene Fowler Jr.


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It has now become a film-review clich to preface a write-up for I Married a Monster From Outer Space with the cautionary "Don't be misled by the title." The fact remains, however, that this one of the better and more intelligent horror outings of the late 1950s. The "I" of the title is Marge Farrell (Gloria Talbott), who can't help noticing that her husband Bill (Tom Tryon) has been acting very strangely since their dark-and-stormy wedding night. For one thing, the formerly demonstrative Bill behaves listlessly, as though possessing no emotions whatsoever; for another, though he spends much of his free time at Grady's Bar, Bill never takes a drink (now that is weird!) It isn't long before Marge discovers that Bill, along with several of his male friends, have been taken over by aliens from the Andromeda Nebula, who have arrived on earth to replenish their species. There's only one flaw to this plan: the aliens are unable to procreate! Once the authorities are alerted, a posse of non-possessed men attack the alien spaceship, paving the way for the not-altogether-predictable finale.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/26/2019
UPC: 0032429330451
Original Release: 1958
Rating: NR
Source: Paramount
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:17:00
Sales rank: 8,548

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tom Tryon Bill Farrell
Gloria Talbott Marge Farrell
Peter Baldwin Swanson
Ken Lynch Dr. Wayne
John Eldredge H.B. Collins
Robert Ivers Harry
Alan Dexter Sam Benson
Chuck Wassil Ted
Valerie Allen B-girl
Jean Carson Helen Rhodes
Ty Hungerford Mac
James Anderson Weldon
Jack Orrison Schultz
Steve London Charles Mason
"Slapsie Maxie" Rosenbloom Freddie Grady, Bartender
Ty Hardin Actor
Mary Treen Actor

Technical Credits
Gene Fowler Director,Producer
Robert R. Benton Set Decoration/Design
Haskell Boggs Cinematographer
Henry Bumstead Art Director
Sam Comer Set Decoration/Design
John P. Fulton Special Effects
Charles Gemora Makeup
Hal Pereira Art Director
George Tomasini Editor
Louis Vittes Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- I Married a Monster from Outer Space
1. Nocturnal Abduction
2. Alien Honeymoon
3. Almost A Stranger
4. The Question Of Children
5. Discovery
6. Skeptical Police Chief
7. Sentimental Monster
8. The Bartender Suspects
9. Deadly Oxygen
10. What Marge Knows
11. Spaceship Search Party
12. Humans And Shells

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