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,
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds, awake in the day to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it reality."