The Thing

original publicity still of the scientists in The Thing (1951).  It was remade in 1982 by John Carpenter and 2011 by an obscure Dutch filmmaker in America.  His previous film was in 1996 and he has not made another since.

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There is no romantic relationship in John Carpenter’s popular remake of The Thing (1951).

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Kenneth Tobey discusses how best to deal with The Thing (1951) with some of the other scientists.

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Dewey Martin and Kenneth Tobey do battle with The Thing (1951) in an autographed still.

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another Howard Hawks work team in a publicity still for The Thing (1951).

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The scientists try to barricade themselves from The Thing (1951).

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Kenneth Tobey and Margaret Sheridan are a fine Hawksian couple in a publicity still for The Thing (1951).

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Producer Howard Hawks in a script conference for The Thing (1950) including Kenneth Tobey.  Director Christian Nyby may be seated with his back to the camera.

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Kenneth Tobey and Margaret Sheridan make a fine Hawksian couple (of scientists) with consistently witty dialogue in The Thing (1951).

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Kenneth Tobey poses for a publicity still in The Thing (1951).  Kenneth was born in Oakland and had 221 acting credits in his career, from a 1945 tv movie to 2005.

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Margaret Sheridan and Kenneth Tobey in a rare color publicity still for The Thing (1951).

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The scientists in The Thing (1951) try to make sense of their icy specimen.

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When the ice thaws, it turns out to be Gunsmoke’s James Arness as The Thing (1951).

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Kenneth Tobey as Capt Patrick Hendry in The Thing (1951)

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a typical Hawksian work group in The Thing (1951)