The Bamboo Saucer (1968)

35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono (RCA Sound Recording), English

An American science fiction film directed by Frank Telford.


Directed by: Frank Telford
Copyright MCMLXVIII National Telefilm Associates, Inc.
NTA presents a Jerry Fairbanks production
Produced by: Jerry Fairbanks
Associate Producer: Charles E. Burns
Production Supervisor: Grant Spicer
Production Manager: Herbert Willis
Screenplay by: Frank Telford
Based on an Original Story by: Rip Von Ronkel & John Fulton
Assistant Director: Henry Gilbert
Photographed by: Hal Mohr
Camera Operator: Jack McCoskey
Gaffer: Bob Comer
Film Editor: Richard Harris
Music: Edward Paul
Sound Mixer: Dean Gilmore
Special Effects: John Fulton & Glen Robinson
Extra Effects: Deon Hanson
Art Director: Theodore Holsopple
Technical Consultant: H. Leroy Vanderford
Unit Managers: Jerry Sindell, Terry Croghan
Casting: Ken Dyson

Dan Duryea (Hank Peters)
John Ericson (Fred Norwood)
Lois Nettleton (Anna Karachev)
Bob Hastings (Garson)
Vincent Beck (Zagorsky)
Bernard Fox (Ephram)
Robert Dane (Miller)
Rico Cattani (Dubovsky)
James Hong (Archibald)
Bartlett Robinson (Rhodes)
Nick Katurich (Gadyakoff)
Bill Mims (Vetry)
Nan Leslie (Dorothy Vetry)
Andy Romano (Blanchard)

Alternative Titles

Bambusowy latajacy spodek – Poland
Collision Course
La cortina di bambù – Italy
Jakten på det ukjente – Norway
Uçan Daire Harekati – Turkey



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  • Horror and Science Fiction Films: A Checklist by Donald C. Willis p.35 – credits
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