Behind The Scenes: Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978)

I can still remember the evening that I caught Philip Kaufman’s remake of the 1956 classic at the 62 Drive-In. Six years old might have been a might young to catch this terrifying Sci-Fi film but it gave me my introduction to the talents of Donald Sutherland, Jeff Goldblum, Brooke Adams, and Veronica Cartwright. Of course I already knew of Leonard Nimoy thanks to the daily Star Trek reruns on our rabbit eared television.

A huge thanks as always to Quint at Ain’t It Cool News for sharing this wonderful photo from Pat Barnett, which I think should be entitled Seth Brundle meets Mr. Spock. Philip Kaufman is on the far right of the photo.

[Via] Johnnie Young’s YouTube Channel

VicSage

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Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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4 thoughts on “Behind The Scenes: Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978)

  1. @Claymation Werewolf You are far too kind, my friend.

    @Daniel Th1rte3n Just thinking about that scene with the dog gives me the chills!

  2. Atari Adventure Square says:

    One of the most unsettling movies I ever saw.

    I really dig how everybody seems practically pod-like in that image.

    The sound design of this remarkable remake (sequel?) is a standout, imho.
    One for headphones.

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