I've been vocal about my love for the so-called "worst movie ever made." PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE is the everything bagel of cinema, combining zombies, leftover Robin Hood costumes, a "real psychic," UFOs, crime films, stock footage of Bela Lugosi and an anti-war message to create one goddamn delicious fiasco.
Still, it's hard to believe anyone thought the movie needed a press kit. PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE was designed to be filler, scheduled to play after legitimate movies as a means to give theaters a few more hours to unload stale popcorn.
Which might explain why the movie's press kit is a modest four pages long. If you do the math, you'll note that "four pages" actually means "one page." (It's a single sheet with printing on both sides, then folded in half.) The
Below are some highlights (and lowlights) from the film's 1958 presskit.