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Invasion of the Body Snatchers | 1956 | R2013 | Dutch One Sheet
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers | 1956 | R2013 | Dutch One Sheet

Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1956 film directed by Don Siegel and was produced by Walter Wanger. Daniel Mainwaring adapted the screenplay from Jack Finney's science fiction novel The Body Snatchers released in 1954. The film stars Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan and Carolyn Jones. Invasion of the Body Snatchers was filmed in Superscope which used a larger image frame by using the negative space usually reserved for the optical analogue soundtrack and was partially shot in the film noir style. It was released in 1956 by Allied Artists Pictures on a double bill with the British science fiction film The Atomic Man. The storyline is based on an extraterrestrial invasion that begins in the fictional California town of Santa Mira. Alien plant spores have falle...