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Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)

Approved | | Action, Sci-Fi | 16 July 1952 (USA)
The invaders come to Earth to create an H-bomb to blast Earth out of orbit so that Mars can take its place.

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Security agent Larry Martin, who can fly with an experimental rocket suit, investigates clandestine visits to earth by a Martian spaceship. Meanwhile, villainous Martians conspire with a traitorous atomic scientist to blast earth out of its orbit and replace it with Mars! Can Larry and his cohort Bob Wilson stop the Martians before they complete their dastardly project? Not a zombie in sight. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Invasion From A Mystery Planet! See more »

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$176,357 (estimated)
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(12 chapters)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Chapter Titles: 1) The Zombie Vanguard, 2) Battle of the Rockets, 3)Undersea Agents, 4) Contraband Cargo, 5) The Iron Executioner, 6) Murder Mine, 7) Death on the Waterfront, 8) Hostage for Murder, 9) The Human Torpedo, 10) Flying Gas Chamber, 11) Man Vs. Monster, 12) Tomb of the Traitors. See more »

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Featured in Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997) See more »

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Who's that Zombie - could it be? Yes! It's Leonard Nimoy!
24 August 2000 | by (Tucson, Arizona) – See all my reviews

I didn't see any zombies in this movie (outside of the viewer....), but I did see Leonard Nimoy in one of his first screen credits. This serial style program which centers on the exploits of a rocket powered hero is a horrible movie, at least by modern standards, but it's so bad, it's funny and although I gave it only a 2 rating, it's campiness could almost make this one a cult classic! One of the funniest things is the control panel on our hero's chest. To go up, he rotates a knob to a spot labeled "up". To go left - you guessed it, he rotates the knob to a spot labeled "left". At the end of each scene, our hero is left in an impossible situation, only to have a slightly different take on that scene showing how he got out of it at the start of the next scene. Pretty funny! We sure hope he saves the damsel in distress and the Earth from those nasty Martians and the future Vulcan.


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