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The Fly (16-Jul-1958)

Director: Kurt Neumann

Writer: James Clavell

From short story: The Fly by George Langelaan

Music: Paul Sawtell

Producer: Kurt Neumann

Keywords: Sci-Fi/Horror, Experiment Gone Awry, Insects

Physicist Andre Delambre invents a teleportation device, and after some initial successes teleports himself; he is initially unaware a housefly made the trip with him and their genetic structures have been merged. What emerges is Delambre with the head and arm of a housefly. Received a Hugo nomination for Best Dramatic Presentation. Remade with Jeff Goldblum as The Fly (1986).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kathleen Freeman
Actor
17-Feb-1919 23-Aug-2001 Gen. Burkhalter's sister
David Hedison
Actor
20-May-1927   Twice Felix Leiter in Bond films
Herbert Marshall
Actor
23-May-1890 22-Jan-1966 Foreign Correspondent
Patricia Owens
Actor
17-Jan-1925 31-Aug-2000 The Fly
Vincent Price
Actor
27-May-1911 25-Oct-1993 Master of the macabre

CAST

Starring
David Hedison   ...   Andre Delambre
Patricia Owens   ...   Helene Delambre
Vincent Price   ...   François Delambre
Herbert Marshall   ...   Insp. Charas
with
Kathleen Freeman   ...   Emma
Betty Lou Gerson   ...   Nurse Anderson
Charles Herbert   ...   Philippe

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