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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)Nuclear test explosions send the planet off its axis and on a collision course with the sun in this well-made doomsday thriller from England.
Directed by: Val Guest
The cast includes: Janet Munro (Jeannie Craig), Leo McKern (Bill Maguire), Edward Judd (Peter Stenning), Michael Goodliffe (Night editor), Bernard Braden (News editor)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 95 minutes
Presented in: BW
Awards: British Academy Awards '61 - Best Screenplay
Related categories: End of the World, Would be great in Color!