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Questions tagged [the-day-the-earth-stood-still]

For questions about "The Day the Earth Stood Still", a 1951 movie based on the 1940 science fiction short story "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates.

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What was the language Klaatu spoke in based on?

I recall reading years ago that a Professor of Linguistics (?Harvard) was consulted to develop the language that Klaatu spoke in "The Day the Earth Stood Still". I vaguely recall there may have been ...
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For how long does the Earth 'stand still' in the original “The Day The Earth Stood Still”?

In The Day The Earth Stood Still (the 1951 movie), how long does Klaatu set up the 'stood still' part to last? Was it an hour?