(no comma per credits; 1958; NR; 74m)

a.k.a. TERROR FROM THE YEAR 5,000 (variation)
a.k.a. TERROR FROM 5,000 A.D. (variation)
a.k.a. THE GIRL FROM 5,000 A.D. (re-release)
a.k.a. CAGE OF DOOM (England)

Ad: "From Time Unborn...A Hideous She-Thing!"

Plot: Using a time machine, scientists bring forth a disfigured woman from the future, who only wants to capture some badly-needed breeding stock via her hypnotic glittery fingernails.

Exec: Samuel Z. Arkoff and James H. Nicholson
(*309-The Amazing Colossal Man; 311-It Conquered the World;
313-Earth Vs. the Spider; 315-Teenage Caveman;
317-Viking Women and the Sea Serpent; 319-War of the Colossal Beast; 701-Night of the Blood Beast; 806-The Undead;
808-The She-Creature; 809-I Was A Teenage Werewolf;
912-The Screaming Skull; H01-The Day the World Ended)
Prod/Dir/Scr: Robert J. Gurney Jr.
(Edge of Fury; scr/418-Attack of the the Eye Creatures)
Assoc Prod: Gene Searchinger
Asst Dir: Jack Diamond (also actor)
Sto: Henry Slesar (from his story Bottle Baby)
Cin: Arthur Florman
Ed: Dede Allen (Oscar noms/Reds; Dog Day Afternoon)
M/U: Rudolph Liszt (Project X; Wild Women of Wongo)
Prod Coor: Mark Hanna (scr/309; 511-Gunslinger; 806-The Undead)
PSup/ADir: Beatrice Gurney (also actor)
Set: William Hoffman
Score: uncredited; possibly from an earlier score by Josef Zimanich (Space Master X-7; Man Beast)

Dr. Robert Hodges / Ward Costello
(608-Code Name: Diamond Head; MacArthur)
Claire Erling / Joyce Holden (Girls in the Night; Target Unknown)
Prof. Howard Erling / Frederic Downs
(209-The Hellcats; 609-The Skydivers; *619-Red Zone Cuba)
Victor / John Stratton (Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell)
Future Woman a.k.a. The 5,000 A.D. Woman / Salome Jens
(Angel Baby; Seconds; Savages; TV's Star Trek TNG and DS9)
Angelo / Fred Herrick (The Goddess; Street of Sinners)
Miss Blake / Beatrice Furdeaux a.k.a. Gurney (Edge of Fury)
1st lab tech / Jack Diamond (Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters)
2nd lab tech / Fred Taylor (The Rose Tattoo)
bartender Joe / Bill Downs
Dr. Blair / William Cost

Classic Line: "I'll do my exploring in the laboratory, if you don't mind."

Trivia: Exterior shots were done in Dade County, Florida. Some of the soundtrack supposedly came from the 1955 movie Man Beast and was later used in George Romero's Night of the Living Dead.

Last Updated: 3/28/1999

Welcome! | Author, Contributors, Disclaimer | Introduction | FAQs
Movies by Year | Titles by Experiment # | Titles by Alphabetical Order
Performers and Production Crew

Satellite NewsMST3K FAQEpisode GuideEmail Us
The UmbilicusChat LogsTape TraderDaddy-O!