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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)

Restoration of the film was completed for the opening to the 2014 British Sci-Fi Season at the BFI. The film originally shot at Shepperton Studios.

The Day the Earth Caught Fire is a British science fiction disaster film starring Edward Judd, Leo McKern and Janet Munro. It was directed by Val Guest and released in 1961, and is one of the classic apocalyptic films of its era.