This is Not a Test

TitleThis is Not a Test
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1962
AuthorsGadette, Fredric
Running Time73 minutes
Date Released1962
DistributorAllied Artists
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

A prototypical example of low-budget horror and sci-fi films of early Cold War American culture. A deputy sheriff prepares his town for nuclear war, leading evacuation efforts and preparing bomb shelters. 


Seamon Glass

Thayer Roberts

Aubrey Martin

Mary Morlas

Mike Green

Alan Austin

Carol Kent

Norman Winston

Ron Starr

Don Spruance


Directed by Fredric Gadette

Produced by Murray De Atley, Fredric Gadette, James Grandin (executive), and Arthur Schmoyer (executive)

Written by Fredric Gadette, Peter Abenheim, and Betty Lasky

Music by Greig McRitchie

Cinematography by Brick Marquard

Edited by Hal Dennis

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