Invasion USA - A CONELRAD Special Feature
Red Alert! Red Alert!

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INVASION USA: Press Book
INVASION USA: Audio Clips
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SYNAPSE FILMS
Invasion USA - A Tour De Force of Atomic Filmmaking
The cab ride home to the ranch... watch out for the dam!
Audio clip from INVASION USA - RealMedia
Though IUSA may have originally been promoted for its "spectacular" special effects, it is the Robert Smith-written (Smith also co-wrote the Joan Crawford/Jack Palance noir SUDDEN FEAR) dialogue that is most noteworthy today. Indeed, in between all the stock footageand exploding models, reside some of the most hilarious lines in B-movie history.


INVASION USA audio clips [Requires RealAudio Player]

What do you drink in San Francisco?
PEGGIE CASTLE ASKS ROBERT BICE
In this ever so brief volley of dialogue we not only learn the characters’ drink and sexual preferences, but their cities of origin, too! Robert Towne would kill to write so economically.

Let George do it
DAN O'HERLIHY HOLDS FORTH AT THE BAR
No one wants to pay for the war on Communism, least of all the barflies at the most complacent saloon in America.

Only 3 A-bomb drops
GERALD MOHR BROADCASTS
TV newscaster Gerald Mohr perfects the art of understatement in his WWIII coverage.

Last time I met a girl I really liked they bombed Pearl Harbor
GERALD MOHR AND PEGGIE CASTLE
Mohr, the loveable cynic, tries to sweep Peggie Castle off her feet before they start looking for a fallout shelter to call home.

Extra, extra, America invaded
NEWSBOY
The INVASION USA paperboy must be heard to be believed.

All flights cancelled - permanently
NOEL NEILL BEHIND THE TICKET COUNTER
If INVASION USA teaches its audience one thing, it is that it is extremely difficult to book a flight to Montana during a nuclear war.

KRO - San Francisco
WAR NEWS FROM KRO
The most spectacular war news in the shortest period of time possible.

The Golden Gate
AN UNIDENTIFIED ENEMY WITH AN OBVIOUS ACCENT
Maps, schmaps, who needs target intelligence when your bombardier knows all the important landmarks. Next stop: "The Golden Arches, there is McDonalds!"

War or no war
GERALD MOHR AND PEGGIE CASTLE
Civilian lothario Gerald Mohr orders desert.

Boulder Dam
EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT
An Unthinkable newscast...

I want you
GERALD MOHR AND PEGGIE CASTLE
Did he try the USO?

The Red Alert is on!
WILLIAM SCHALLERT
Another unthinkable newscast… until Sept. 11th, that is.

Ever go see the Cubs play?
SENTRY CHALLENGE IN WASHINGTON DC
The old "Who won the ’39 World Series" trick, but with a twist.

We take over now
GERALD MOHR - BROADCAST INTERRUPTED
Not your father’s old time radio hour.



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