Day of the Triffids

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Day of the Triffids ★★★ 1963

The majority of Earth's population is blinded by a meteor shower which also causes plant spores to mutate into giant carnivores. Well-done adaptation of John Wyndham's science fiction classic; Philip Yordan acknowledged “fronting” for blacklisted screenwriter Gordon, who finally received credit in 1996. 94m/C VHS, DVD . GB Howard Keel, Janette Scott, Nicole Maurey, Kieron Moore, Mervyn Johns, Alison Leggatt, Ewan Roberts, Janina Faye, Gilgi Hauser, Carol Ann Ford; D: Steve Sekely, Freddie Francis; W: Bernard Gordon, Philip Yordan; C: Ted Moore.