The Body Stealers
|The Body Stealers|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Gerry Levy|
|Produced by||Tony Tenser|
|Written by||Michael St. Clair
|Music by||Reg Tilsley|
|Edited by||Howard Lanning|
The Body Stealers, also known as Thin Air, is a 1969 British science fiction film directed by Gerry Levy, about the disappearance of British armed forces paratroopers in mid-air whilst on a routine jump. Two investigators try to figure out what happened and uncover an alien plot to steal bodies of earthlings by snatching them out of the air. The film was also released as Invasion of the Body Stealers. 
- George Sanders ... General Armstrong
- Maurice Evans ... Dr. Matthews / Alien
- Patrick Allen ... Bob Megan
- Neil Connery ... Jim Radford
- Hilary Dwyer ... Julie Slade
- Robert Flemyng ... W.C. Baldwin
- Lorna Wilde ... Lorna
- Allan Cuthbertson ... Hindsmith
- Michael Culver ... Lieutenant Bailes
- Sally Faulkner ... Joanna
- Shelagh Fraser ... Mrs. Thatcher
- Carl Rigg ... Briggs
- Carol Hawkins ... Paula
- Dixon Adams ... David
- Derek Pollitt ... Davies
- Johnnie Wade ... Orderly
- Clifford Earl ... Sgt in Lab
The Alien spacecraft is the Dalek saucer from the film Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.
Britmovie wrote, "This threadbare Anglo-American variation on the Invasion of the Body Snatchers theme sounds like a good idea, but with too much tame dialogue and too little action, this sloppily produced sci-fi film meanders along before tamely closing in a very British sort of way. therefore just comes across as daft." 
- Craig Butler. "Thin Air (1969) - Gary Levy - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
- John Hamilton, Beasts in the Cellar: The Exploitation Film Career of Tony Tenser, Fab Press, 2005 p 155-156
- "The Body Stealers (1969)". BFI.
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