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The Day the Earth Caught Fire

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

The INCREDIBLE becomes Real! The IMPOSSIBLE becomes Fact! The UNBELIEVABLE becomes True!Nov. 01, 1961United Kingdom98 Min.Unrated
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British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress… and they’re right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have caused the orbit of the Earth to alter, sending it hurtling towards the sun.

The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Original title The Day the Earth Caught Fire
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Val Guest


Janet Munro isJeannie Craig
Jeannie Craig
Leo McKern isBill Maguire
Bill Maguire
Edward Judd isPeter Stenning
Peter Stenning
Michael Goodliffe isJacko Jackson the Night Editor
Jacko Jackson the Night Editor
Bernard Braden isDavis the News Editor
Davis the News Editor
Arthur Christiansen is'Jeff' Jefferson - Editor
'Jeff' Jefferson - Editor
Austin Trevor isSir John Kelly
Sir John Kelly
Ian Ellis isMichael Stenning
Michael Stenning