War Of The Satellites 1958

An "unknown force" declares war against planet Earth when the United Nations disobeys warnings to cease and desist in its attempts at assembling the first satellite in the atmosphere.

The Cast

Dick Miller-Dave Boyer
Susan Cabot-Sybil Carrington
Richard Devon-Dr. Pol Van Ponder
Eric Sinclair-Dr. Howard Lazar
Michael Fox-Jason ibn Akad
Robert Shayne-Cole Hotchkiss
Jered Barclay-John Compo
John Brinkley-Crew Member

The Director: Roger Corman
The Writers: Irving Block, Lawrence L. Goldman, Jack Rabin
Music by: Walter Greene
Certificate : U

Film Trivia

From the time this movie was conceived, it was reportedly only eight weeks later that the completed movie was playing in theatres.
Producer/Director Roger Corman has a cameo appearance as the ground controller.
The control panel with many toggle switches used by the ground controller and the spacecraft flight crew is the automatic pilot from a WWII B-17 bomber.
The license plate for Dr. van Ponder's car was 9Z-9324 NY.