The Day the Earth Stood Still - 1951 - American black-and-white science fiction film directed by Robert Wise, and starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Billy Gray, Hugh Marlowe and Sam Jaffe. The notable score was composed by Bernard Herrmann.
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