MGM Production 1755

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A film by George Pal

Written by David Duncan

Based on the novel by H. G. Wells

American VHS cover

Directed by
George Pal
Writing credits
H. G. Wells (novel)
David Duncan 
Music: Russell Garcia
Genre: Adventure / Sci-Fi
 Swedish DVD cover
Complete credited cast:
Rod Taylor .... George (H. G. Wells)
Alan Young .... Filby (David and James)
Yvette Mimieux .... Weena
Sebastian Cabot .... Dr. Philip Hillyer
Tom Helmore .... Anthony Bridewell
Whit Bissell .... Walter Kemp
Doris Lloyd .... Mrs. Watchett
Bob Barran .... Eloi Man
Paul Frees .... Talking Rings
James Skelly .... Second Eloi Man
Runtime: VHS USA:103 min, DVD Sweden: 99 min
Country: USA
Language: English (VHS, DVD) German, Spanish (DVD)
The DVD has also subtitles in several languages: English for the hearing impaired, German for the hearing impaired, Swedish, English, German, Spanish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Portuguese, Hebrew, Polish, Greek, Czech, Turkish, Hungarian, Icelandic, Croatian, French and Italian
Color: Color (Metrocolor)
Sound Mix: Stereo (VHS) 5.1 Dolby Digital - english (DVD)1.0 Mono - german, spanish (DVD)
Extras (DVD): Time Machine: The Journey Back, Trailer, Scene selection
Left picture: American VHS-cassette
Right picture: Swedish DVD (Note the goofy spelling on "H.G. Wells" and also that the documentary film The Journey Back = Resan Tillbaka got almost as large letters as the title The Time Machine = Tidsmaskinen!)

Film sequel synopsis Time Machine III by Sandra Petojevic
Read the contemporary reviews
See the credits of Simon Wells's film The Time Machine


Offsite links about the 1960 Time Machine movie:

The George Pal's Time Machine Promotional Stills Inventory by Kristof Kanto <--New!
Film synopsis and behind the scenes by Turner Learning
Read the movie script by David Duncan from 1959 here in html-format
The Infernal Grudge: The 1960 film versus the 2002 film - a comparison. Caution: it's a spoiler!
40:th Annual Screening by Maxwell DeMille
A site for Time Machine Cinema fans (and other Science Fiction Cinema fans of course...)

Buy the DVD in USA, UK and Germany
Buy the VHS in USA, UK and Germany
Buy the soundtrack in USA, UK and Germany


Don Brockway, October 11, 1999 (updated August 20, 2006, and April 4, 2021, by Sandra Petojevic, Master of Arts)

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