The Night the World Exploded (1957)

NR 06/14/1957 (US) Science Fiction 1h 4m

Super-Quake Tilts Earth!

Overview

With his assistant, Laura Hutchinson (Kathryn Gant), Dr. David Conway (William Leslie) develops a device to advance the fledgling science of earthquake prediction. After forecasting a large trembleor that will rock California within twenty-four hours, Conway cannot persuade the Governor to act. When the prediction proves true and further tests indicate that there are more quakes to come, Conway and Laura seek to perfect their device. Subsequent tests deep within Carlsbad Caverns discover an unknown element—E-112—that is responsible for the earthquakes and threatens to destroy the globe if it ever reaches the surface. The team determines that with only four weeks until Armegddon, the race is on to neutralize the killer element before it takes a devastating toll.

  1. Fred F. Sears

    Director

  2. Jack Natteford

    Writer

  3. Luci Ward

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. William Leslie

    William Leslie

    Dr. David Conway

  2. Kathryn Grant

    Kathryn Grant

    Laura 'Hutch' Hutchinson

  3. Tris Coffin

    Tris Coffin

    Dr. Ellis Morton

  4. Raymond Greenleaf

    Raymond Greenleaf

    Gov. Chaney

  5. Paul Savage

    Ranger Kirk

  6. Fred Coby

    Ranger Brown

  7. Frank J. Scannell

    Frank J. Scannell

    Sheriff Quinn

  8. Charles Evans

    Charles Evans

    Gen. Bortes

  9. Marshall Reed

    Marshall Reed

    General's Aide

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The Night the World Exploded
The Night the World Exploded

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Original Language English

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