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The Time Machine

The Time Machine(1960)

Also Known As: H. G. Wells' The Time Machine |

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Brief Synopsis

A turn-of-the-century inventor sends himself into the future to save humanity.

Cast & Crew

George Pal Director
Rod Taylor George, Time Traveler
Alan Young David Filby/James Filby
Sebastian Cabot Dr. Hillyer
Tom Helmore Anthony Bridewell
Whit Bissell Walter Kemp
Doris Lloyd Mrs. Watchett
Rob Barran Young man
James Skelly Man in white
Paul C. Vogel Director of Photography
David Duncan Screenwriter

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  G Premiere Info:  Chicago opening: 22 Jul 1960; Los Angeles opening: 3 Aug 1960; New York opening: 17 Aug 1960
Release Date:  1960 Production Date:  A George Pal Production
Color/B&W:  Color (Metrocolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System), Stereo Production Co:  Galaxy Films, Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  103 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,230    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The machine wins the award......

    Graham Thomas 2015-11-18

    Great job all hands, brilliant twist at the end... But the design and construction of the Machine is really superb... Completely believable. Yvette... MORE>

  • TCM please categorize this film correctly!

    Nick 2015-01-29

    Excellent film, especially for its time (1960) & kudos to Rod Taylor for later wanting to be in a sequel (by the same director) which, alas, was never... MORE>

  • A great scifi/fantasy flick

    Brian 2015-01-21

    Like many others, I first saw The Time Machine at a kiddie matinee and was amazed by the whole experience. Subsequent viewings over the years have not... MORE>