The Giant Claw
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Also known as:
Italy Il mostro dei cieli
West Germany Angriff der Riesenkralle
Brazil O Ataque Vem do Polo
Jeff Morrow (Mitch MacAfee)
Mara Corday (Sally Caldwell)
Morris Ankrum (Lieutenant General Edward Considine)
Louis Merrill (Pierre Broussard)
During a flight test, Mitch MacAfee -a military pilot- witness a UFO. Despite a scramble, no other pilot meet the phenomena and radar stations record nothing. But soon, strange facts occur until the liaison aircraft in which Mitch is travelling crashes following an air attack.
- 1 Lockheed F-94B Starfire
- 2 Northrop F-89D Scorpion
- 3 Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck
- 4 Douglas C-54B Skymaster
- 5 Unidentified Aircraft
- 6 Bell 47J Ranger
- 7 Sikorsky S-55
- 8 Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star
- 9 North American F-86D Sabre
- 10 Republic F-84E Thunderjet
- 11 Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
- 12 North American TB-25 Mitchell
- 13 North American B-25D Mitchell
- 14 See also
Continuity error : it's something like a Boeing B-29 which crashes after the Beast's attack.
Probably a drawing of a Douglas DC-4.
Another continuity error : when seen by profile, the Bell helicopter becomes a Sikorsky one !
North American F-86D FU-861.
In the background.
Aircraft of the Air National Guard. Tail twin gun replaced by an unknown system. S/n 44-30(25?).
Last aerial scene is performed through a rude model.
Footage from 30 Seconds over Tokyo.
41-29754 worn the nose art of Ruptured Duck piloted by Lieutenant Ted Lawson during the famous raid; he later wrote the eponymous book from which the movie was inspired.