The answer exists and Joe has it below. But, first, just look at this magical image. Just look at it!
So…from where could this evocatively arty still originate?
Surely it’s a Euro Art Film!
Is it…Last Year at Desert Rock by the Italian auteur Giacomo Arnoldo?
Well… no. But almost.
It’s actually a memorable visual from a 100% Amurkan Hollywood movie– Jack Arnold’s 1953 3-D classic It Came from Outer Space.
I was fortunate enough to get to know Jack during the 70s, as his daughter Susan was the casting director of Piranha, The Howling and Gremlins. She had also acted for her dad (along with Piranha star Belinda Balaski) in the Fred Williamson vehicle Black Eye as well as Al Adamson’s The Female Bunch. Truth be known, I had kind of a crush on Susan during Piranha, but