The Day the Earth Stood Still
Dir. Robert Wise. 1951, 92 mins.
With Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, and Hugh Marlowe. A humanoid alien and his robot accomplice, Gort, land their spacecraft on Earth just after the end of World War II, bearing a warning that the violence on the planet—and man’s designs on other galaxies—could provoke a coordinated space-robot attack that would destroy humanity. Gort implores the earthlings, "your choice is simple. Join us and live in peace, or pursue your present course and face obliteration…”Free with Museum admission.
Recommended for ages 8+
Other DatesMarch 27