An American scientist contacts Mars by radio and receives information that Mars is a utopia and that Earth's people can be saved if they return to the worship of God. Revolution sweeps the Earth, including the Soviet Union. But there remains doubt about the messages being genuine, as an ex-Nazi claims he was duping the Americans. Written by
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SEE! The first contact between Earth and Mars!
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Did You Know?
This movie foresaw the flat panel TV at least 40 years before they were commercially available. The scientist husband and wife main characters had what looked like a 40-inch equivalent over their fireplace and were seen watching the news on it in several scenes. It was probably simulated by projecting the picture onto the rear of a glass screen. See more
The Russian patrol that arrives to search the peasants' house arrives in a World War II-era American "deuce and a half" (two and half ton truck). See more
Admiral Bill Carey
I wonder what kind of world we're opening the door on!
At the end of the movie, "The Beginning" appears on the screen. See more
Referenced in Red Planet