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James Arness in The Thing (1951) on the cover of the 25th anniversary edition of a movie catalog.

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James Arness and his much smaller stand in in an autographed publicity still for The Thing (1951), and a close-up of them.

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James Arness in a publicity still as The Thing (1950)

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James Arness as The Thing (1951).  James is best known for the long running Gunsmoke and was also Thomas Dunson (John Wayne’s role) in an inferior tv movie remake of Red River.

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James Arness plans to wreak havoc as The Thing (1951).

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James Arness in full makeup made his film debut as The Thing (1951).

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James Arness as The Thing (1950)

spoiler alert – the electrifying conclusion of The Thing (1951)

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James Arness in the non-speaking title role of The Thing (1951).  James is best known as Matt Dillon on 635 episodes of the long running tv western Gunsmoke (1955-75).

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behind the scenes of The Thing (1951) with James Arness and his mini me.