The thing from another world is the first movie based on john w campbell's novella who goes therenote the second being the thing (1982), unless you. A conveyed american fear of early 1950's that resonated with audiences throughout the cold war the film opens with the words “the thing” melting or burning their way through the blackness of the screen after the credits, the scene opens. While they are thematically similar, carpenter's masterpiece is in fact a reimagining of the 1951 b-movie the thing from another world, in which an alien creature is discovered in the ice, thaws out, and then runs amok in an arctic military base while the central conceit remains, the earlier movie imagines. Little jimmy is back again with a retrospective look at all three the thing movies under the good analysis of the thing from another world i'm old without this wonderful film from 1951 (wow), there would be no alien or even a jaws in their present forms, as we know them today this movie set the. Thing from another world script taken from a transcript of the screenplay and/or the 1951 movie tonshad become part of the earth at about a -mile radius you're getting a bit beyond me, but it sounds like a meteor yes, very much except for one thing - will, show it to capt get some filings for analysis - right. | farber on film (p 354) the thing (from another world) is a slick item thriftily combining a heavy science story with a pure adventure yarn for better than ordinary entertainment despite its indulgence in the cliche of the mad scientist—a vaguely russian-type nobel prize winner—and the final letdown. In the original the thing from another world the conflict between scientists and the army forms one of the fundamental themes of the film – creating almost as much friction and tension as the conflict between humanity and alien life interestingly, the soldiers are depicted as rational and upstanding and the.
Read the empire review of the thing (from another world) find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. (9/10) the film that finally blew the doors open for science fiction in hollywood was the 1951 picture the thing from another world a heated argument starts between the military on one side, opting for taking the thing back to the united states for analysis, ice block and all, and on the other side the. There's not a lot new or particularly insightful i can offer when it comes to discussing the seminal sci-fi flick, the thing from another world that hasn't been of the best (and certainly most encyclopedic) books about 1950s sci-fi filmmaking, keep watching the skies, notes in his detailed analysis of the film. This is the premise of john carpenter's brilliant sci-fi/horror film the thing this 1982 production is a remake of the thing from another world (1951) which was itself a butchered version of john w campbell's novella who goes there (1938 ) the thing was also more or less remade as the thing (2011),.
The thing from another world (1951) on imdb: plot summary, synopsis, and more. Though it's often cited as a remake of the 1951 film the thing from another world , it's really not though the two films do share the same source material—john w campbell jr's 1938 story, “who goes there”—carpenter was clear that he “ didn't want to compete with the old film, which was greatly. Legend has it that 1951's the thing from another world was helmed not by its credited director christian nyby but by the film's producer, celebrated filmmaker howard hawks the film certainly.
And while the thing had appeared in cinemas before (in the guise of howard hawks and christian nyby's 1951 sci-fi shocker, the thing from another world) carpenter's movie was a fresh adaptation of john w campbell's novella, who goes there - a story carpenter had long prized the nyby-hawks adaptation took. The thing from another world (often referred to as the thing before its 1982 remake), is a 1951 rko pictures black-and-white science fiction film based on th. The thing from another world 1951 dir: christian nyby (although howard hawks was doubtless involved) rumor has it that nyby (an editor) wanted to get into the director's union and his friend hawks, let him take credit for this film to accomplish this most of his directing however, was on tv cast margaret.
The thing from another world, sometimes referred to as the thing, is a 1951 american black-and-white science fiction-horror film, directed by christian nyby, produced by edward lasker for howard hawks' winchester pictures corporation, and released by rko pictures the film stars margaret sheridan, kenneth tobey,. The story has been adapted to film three times: howard hawks' 1951 film the thing from another world, john carpenter's the thing (1982), and matthijs van heijningen jr's film (also titled the thing), which serves as a prequel to carpenter's film all three films follow the same story line, but all three.
Christian nyby's the thing (from another world), which portrays a battle with an alien life form in an isolated and besieged setting, became an early and vital foundation for the way the science fiction genre developed on screen in the 1950s the film's iconography, cold war atmosphere, and themes of. Howard hawks' 1951 sci-fi essential the thing from another world contains what is probably the most important dialogue trapped in celluloid during the 1950s between nikki nicholson what i believe to be the most important conversation in film of the 1950s between pat hendry and nikki nicholson.
There is no good reason why i haven't seen howard hawks' the thing from another world or john carpenter's the thing until recently both men are national treasures the films are considered classics yet i never quite got around to seeing them, perhaps because in the abstract, the thing from. The director john carpenter entitled his 1982 remake of howard hawks 1951 the thing from another world simply the thing carpenter's new, shortened title significantly eliminates the alien origin of the protean monster that terrorizes the human characters of the film this suggests that what is so frightening about.