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I'm looking for the name of a movie from the 1950s. It involved an alien race that put a forcefield around a major city (Maybe LA) and some survivors were stuck inside. The most identifying thing I can remember is that the aliens used spears and one of the heroes discovered that if he knocked the tip off and stabbed one of the aliens with the hollow shaft its own body pressure forced its blood out through the spear and killed it.

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Any update to the question? –  TylerShads Dec 3 '12 at 18:50

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The movie is The Slime People (1963). The hollow-shaft impalement scene is at the end of the trailer.

From the Wikipedia entry:

The film concerns a race of subterranean reptile-men (dubbed "slime people" due to their slime-covered skin) who create a wall of "solidified fog" around Los Angeles and proceed to invade the city.

The image that sticks with me is that of the contorted dead man, still standing, that the heroes find embedded in the solidified fog.

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Will, Thank you. That is the movie. You have no idea how this has been nagging at me. knowing the movie but being unable to name it. Thank You again. –  user4837 May 12 '13 at 0:57

It could be Invasion 1965
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From vicpine.co.uk:

Aliens put an invisible force field around a secluded country hospital in this endearingly daffy British oddity, which must feature the cheapest alien takeover in history. Edward Judd is the hero scientist battling the extraterrestrial Oriental women in spacesuits, in an efficiently made and, yes, mildly exciting slice of cut-price science fiction.

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The clip I saw on Youtube doesn't match what I'm thinking of. These Aliens did not look the leat bit human. Thanks for the try –  Rick Oct 21 '12 at 1:26

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