The electronic engineer Dr. Cal Meacham is a prominent scientist that is studying industrial application of nuclear energy and also a great pilot. One day, he receives a different condenser and soon his assistant Joe Wilson receives a manual instruction and several components of a sophisticated machine. Carl and Joe build a communication apparatus and a man called Exeter contacts Carl. He tells that Carl has passed the test assembling the Interocitor and invites him to join his research. The intrigued Carl decides to travel to meet Exeter that sends an unmanned airplane to bring him to an isolated facility in Georgia. He is welcomed by Dr. Ruth Adams but she mysteriously does not recall their love affair in the past. They team-up with Dr. Steve Carlson and they note that the other scientists in the facility have been transformed, having a weird behavior. They decide to flee in a car, but they are attacked by rays and Steve dies. Carl and Ruth also witness the facility blowing-up and ...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Earth miniature used in the effects shots was also used to make the 1950's-1980's "Earth in Space" Universal Pictures fanfare opening. See more »
Ruth's attire changes several times between the formal dinner and she and Ruth being taken aboard the alien spacecraft. Initially she is wearing a white cocktail dress with an off-the-shoulder neckline, and no jewelry. Later, her dress has a higher neckline and she is wearing a pearl necklace. Still later, the necklace is gone, the dress is pale lavender, and the neckline is off-the-shoulder. In at least one scene, she seems to be wearing a blouse with a darker skirt. See more »
I saw this film for the first time when I was about 10 years old and it has always stuck with me and when I saw it was on video I bought it immediately. I think that this is more than a B picture and what people have to remember is the fact that this film was made before all the great advances in special effects. Another thing that made it interesting was the fact that through the first half of the film you really didn't know if Exeter was human or alien. It wasn't until the second half of the film that we did see there was more to this mysterious group. This film is definitely an underrated classic of its era.
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