Stars: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin, Bernard Kay, Michael Gough, Geoffrey Wallace | Written by Milton Subotsky | Directed by Freddie Francis
Amicus has a history of horror and fantasy, be it their famous anthologies or the Doug McClure adventures with dinosaurs and beautiful women. They Came From Beyond Space brings a change to this, being a cross between Quatermass and The Avengers (the Steed and Emma Peel variety), with its storyline very similar to Invasion of the Body Snatchers but much more eccentric, in a way that manages to make it quite unique especially from Amicus.
When a group of meteorites fall into a farm field in rural England Doctor Curtis Temple sends a group of scientists to look into them, one of these being his assistant and girlfriend Lee Mason. When he loses contact with the scientists he decides to take a trip to
Starring: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin, Bernard Kay, Michael Gough
Running Time: 85 minutes
Synopsis: A group of scientists investigating an irregular meteor shower in a rural area become possessed by an alien force with mysterious motives. Only Dr Curtis Temple (Hutton) is immune to possession due to a metal plate implanted in his head, so he is naturally selected to investigate.
This quaint British science fiction story, not to be confused with They Came From Outer Space (1953), was originally unveiled in 1967, and is one of several classics being re-released as part of Amicus Productions’ fiftieth birthday celebration. It features some of the most endearing, though stilted, performances you are likely to see in a feature film. It also boasts two of Britain’s most cherished actors: Bernard Kay, who regularly appeared in Doctor Who under various guises and Michael Gough, perhaps best
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