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  • I don't know when I'll get around to reading the "Saucers" book.

    Archive 2003-10-01

  • The man also knows his movies we talk classics: The Day the Earth Stood Still, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, thus it is with considerable effort that I withhold my Pink Floyd/Wizard of Oz question, and instead ask him whether or not the U.S. government covertly sustains a presence on the dark side of the moon.

    Gregory Weinkauf: UFO Hunter William J. Birnes Talks Aliens and Apollo 18

  • His films, including Mighty Joe Young (1949) Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), Jason and the Argonauts (1963) and the original Clash of the Titans (1981), inspired generations of fans.

    Ray Harryhausen's models scale the heights of history

  • About 40 models will be on display, including an 18-inch Kraken model from the original Clash; spaceships from Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, which Harrington described as "surprisingly small"; and the giant Nautiloid Cephalopod (a prehistoric, squid-like mollusk) from 1961's Mysterious Island.

    Ray Harryhausen's models scale the heights of history

  • Sometimes they were used to frighten people (a la The Blob or Earth Versus the Flying Saucers) and sometimes they were used to illustrate virtues (ET: The Extraterrestrial) or vices (the Ferengi in ST: The Next Generation).

    August 4th, 2009

  • A successful record producer and screenwriter who turned the family estate into a hippie commune in the 1960s, he is probably best known for his own book, entitled "Flying Saucers Have Landed," which Ms. Leslie said has been translated into 20 languages.

    Estate of the Wild

  • Saucers should also be used with cups, as their wide lips can hold food for seniors who are prone to wandering while they eat or drink.

    Rita Altman, R.N.: How To Design Rooms For Those With Memory Loss

  • Crystal Skull, does, I think, move Indy comfortably into the realm of such films as Creature from the Black Lagoon, the Mole People, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, The Thing from Another World, The Day the Earth Stood Still and countless others of that general period.

    Indiana Jones and The Final Frontier

  • To be fair, however, my father had been preparing the soil, so to speak, for my entrance into science fiction fandom since I was old enough to prop up in front of the television to watch science fiction movies with him on Saturday afternoons on the local independent stations in L.A. (where Channel 9 showed The Day the Earth Stood Still, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, and Invaders from Mars with wonderful regularity).

    MIND MELD: What Book Introduced You to Science Fiction?

  • The first sf book I remember reading was Andre Norton's Catseye, though I think my introduction to the genre was Harryhausen's Earth vs. The Flying Saucers.

    MIND MELD: What Book Introduced You to Science Fiction?

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