The Thing from Another World 70 years old

Look Out … it’s The Thing

The Thing from Another World

Scientists and U.S. Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Credits

James Arness
James Arness

'The Thing'

Eduard Franz
Eduard Franz

Dr. Stern

Paul Frees
Paul Frees

Prof. Voorhees

Norbert Schiller
Norbert Schiller

Dr. Lorenz

Robert Nichols
Robert Nichols

Lt. Ken 'Mac' Erickson

The Thing from Another World Cast

Name Character
Douglas Spencer He was 41, 50 years old when he died as Ned 'Scotty' Scott
Robert Nichols He was 26, 88 years old when he died as Lt. Ken 'Mac' Erickson
Paul Frees He was 30, 66 years old when he died as Prof. Voorhees
John Dierkes He was 46, 69 years old when he died as Dr. Chapman
Norbert Schiller He was 51, 88 years old when he died as Dr. Lorenz
William Self He was 29, 89 years old when he died as Corporal Barnes
James Arness He was 27, 88 years old when he died as 'The Thing'
Robert Cornthwaite He was 34, 89 years old when he died as Dr. Arthur Carrington
Margaret Sheridan She was 24, 55 years old when she died as Nikki
Dewey Martin He was 27, 94 years old when he died as Crew Chief Bob
Eduard Franz He was 48, 80 years old when he died as Dr. Stern
David McMahon He was 29, 8 years old when he died as Gen. Fogarty
Kenneth Tobey He was 34, 85 years old when he died as Captain Patrick Hendry
George Fenneman He was 31, 77 years old when he died as Dr. Redding
Everett Glass He was 59, 74 years old when he died as Prof. Wilson

The Thing from Another World Crew

Name Department
Russell Harlan as Director of Photography. He was 47 (70) years old when He died Camera
Albert S. D'Agostino as Art Direction. He was 58 (77) years old when He died Art
Charles Lederer as Screenplay. He was 39 (64) years old when He died Writing
Darrell Silvera as Set Decoration. He was 50 (82) years old when He died Art
Clem Portman as Sound. He was 46 (87) years old when He died Sound
Christian Nyby as Director. He was 37 (80) years old when He died Directing
Larry Germain as Hairstylist. He was 37 (67) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Michael Woulfe as Costume Designer. He was 32 (89) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Roland Gross as Editor. He was 42 (80) years old when He died Editing
Lee Greenway as Makeup Supervisor. Costume & Make-Up
William Stevens as Set Decoration. He was 48 (78) years old when He died Art
Edward Lasker as Associate Producer. Edward Lasker was 65 (95) years old when Edward Lasker died Production
Tom Steele as Stunts. He was 45 (73) years old when He died Crew
John Hughes as Art Direction. He was 1 (59) years old when He died Art
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The Thing from Another World (70 years)

Look Out … it’s The Thing

  • Release day: Thursday, April 05, 1951
  • Runtime: 87 minutes