Behind The Scenes: Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)

I believe I was 13 the first time that I caught Plan 9 From Outer Space on a late night airing on our local TBS station. I had been told about the film by my Father many times, he apparently had caught it at a Drive-In showing in his youth. Nothing really could prepare me for Ed Woods ‘Masterpiece’ and while I certainly cannot say I love the movie…I’m always certainly entertained by it when I catch it on TV.

[Via] Ain’t It Cool News

Thanks as always to Quint over at Ain’t It Cool News for sharing these fascinating moments behind the camera! I find it interesting that in this photo you have four people (Tor Johnson and Ed Wood on the far right)…all looking in a different direction, much like how the film plays out. ;)

Update: Sharp-Eyed Juan G. has realized this is not a Behind the Scenes still for Plan 9 but another Ed Wood classic, Night of the Ghouls!


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