D.C. in the Movies Virtual Experiences
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
“Klaatu barada nikto!" A flying saucer arrives in Washington, D.C. and its alien occupant, aided by a menacing robot, warns the world what will happen if wars continue. Robert Wise directed what is considered one of the most influential science fiction films ever made. "Hill Rag" critic and D.C. film expert Mike Canning shares why this 1951 classic still resonates with 21st-century viewers. With Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, and Sam Jaffe.
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Host: Carolyn Crouch, Founder, Washington Walks