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The Glitterball (1977)

Country of Origin: UK
Year of Production: 1977
Running Times: 56 mins
Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: Children's Film Foundation / Mark Forstater Productions Ltd.
Producer: Mark Forstater
Production Manager: Gerry Harrison

SCRIPT
Script: Harley Cokliss, Howard Thompson
Additional Dialogue: Michael Abrams

DIRECTION
Director: Harley Cokliss

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Alan Hall

EDITING AND POST PRODUCTION
Editors: Nick Gaster, Thomas Schwalm

MUSIC
Music: Harry Robinson

SOUND
Sound: Godfrey Kirby
Electronic Sound Effects: Malcolm Clarke

SPECIAL EFFECTS
Special Effects: Brian Johnson

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Art Director: Robert Jones

MISCELLANEOUS
Continuity: Penny Eyles

CAST
Ben Buckton (Max)
Keith Jayne (Pete)
Ron Pember (Filthy)
Marjorie Yates (Mrs Fielding)
Barry Jackson (Mr Fielding)
Andrew Jackson (Corporal)

PLOT SUMMARY

A tiny UFO crash lands in a garden toolshed and it's occupant, the Glitterball, emerges with an insatiable appetite.

CENSORSHIP HISTORY

UK
Rating: U

AWARDS

1982
Fantasporto, Portugal (International Fantasy Film Award)
Best Film (Harley Cokeliss) - nominated

KEYWORDS

aliens, ufos

 


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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