It absolutely was a hollywood movie. I did mention that very thing in the first paragraph of my "The Blob" page.
Desert sunsets are breathtaking, and when you have some clouds, you better have a camera in your hand.
Thanks for the visit, Larry,
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."