A cautionary tale about man’s inhumanity and hubris – as relevant today as when it was released nearly three-quarters of a century ago – THE DEAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951) earned recognition on two of the American Film Institute’s lists of the greatest films of all time, including among cinema’s greatest cheers and thrills. The film was directed by Robert Wise, recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1998 – and supporter of the next generation of storytellers as Chair of the AFI Conservatory (at the time called the Center for Advanced Film Studies). For more about THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, visit the AFI Catalog.
THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951) – AFI Movie Club
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