THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

Things to come: H.G. Wells and Cinema

Silver Screen Cinema, Folkestone
Sun 12 Oct
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (PG)
Dir: Byron Haskin. Starring: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne. US 1953. 85mins

When Martians invade planet Earth, scientists race to find an effective weapon when the military proves helpless. One of the greatest Sci-Fi movies of the fifties, filmed in glorious three-strip Technicolor.

Presented by CINECITY and Film Hub South East in association with Folkestone Triennial 2014 as part of the BFI’s Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder