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Them! (16-Jun-1954)

Director: Gordon Douglas

Writers: Russell Hughes; Ted Sherdeman; George Worthing Yates

Music by: Bronislau Kaper

Producer: David Weisbart

Keywords: Sci-Fi/Horror, Insects, Mutants

After several people go missing, giant ants are discovered in the New Mexico desert, byproduct of the atomic testing in 1945. The first and best of the giant bug films that came out of the 1950s, and a key science fiction touchstone. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Special Effects. Warner's highest-grossing film for the year.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James Arness
26-May-1923 3-Jun-2011 Marshal Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke
Edmund Gwenn
26-Sep-1875 6-Sep-1959 Miracle on 34th Street
Sean McClory
8-Mar-1924 10-Dec-2003 The Quiet Man
Fess Parker
16-Aug-1925 18-Mar-2010 Daniel Boone
Joan Weldon
5-Aug-1933   Them!
James Whitmore
1-Oct-1921 6-Feb-2009 Give 'em Hell, Harry!


James Whitmore   ...   Sgt. Ben Peterson
Edmund Gwenn   ...   Dr. Harold Medford
Joan Weldon   ...   Patricia Medford
James Arness   ...   Robert Graham
Onslow Stevens   ...   Brig. Gen. O'Brien
Sean McClory   ...   Maj. Kibbee
Chris Drake   ...   Blackburn
Sandy Descher   ...   Ellinson Girl
Mary Ann Hokanson   ...   Mrs. Lodge
Don Shelton   ...   Edwards
Fess Parker   ...   Crotty
Olin Howlin   ...   Jensen


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