29 min

The War of the Worlds (1953) Classic Movie Recall

    • TV & Film

Based on the 1890s novel by HG Wells, this 1953 Technicolor sci-fi classic depicts a devastating Martian attack on Los Angeles. The film received the Academy Award for Special Effects and went on to influence generations of filmmakers. Lara and James welcome two guests: Craig Barron, an Oscar-winning visual effects artist; and Andrea Kalas, the head of the Paramount Studios Archive who oversaw the restoration and preservation of the film.

Based on the 1890s novel by HG Wells, this 1953 Technicolor sci-fi classic depicts a devastating Martian attack on Los Angeles. The film received the Academy Award for Special Effects and went on to influence generations of filmmakers. Lara and James welcome two guests: Craig Barron, an Oscar-winning visual effects artist; and Andrea Kalas, the head of the Paramount Studios Archive who oversaw the restoration and preservation of the film.

29 min

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