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Bill and Robin, helped by their childhood friend, Lena, develop a "reproducer" which can exactly duplicate any object. Bill, crushed when Lena marries Robin, convinces her to allow him to duplicate her, so that he may have a copy of her for himself. The experiment, at first deemed a success, seems to have worked only too well as the duplicate, Helen, is such an exact copy that she also loves Robin, not Bill. Bill hopes to rectify the situation with another radical experiment. Written by
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Early film from Hammer studios is a science fiction yarn about two lifelong friends named Bill & Robin(Stephen Murray & John Van Eyssen) who are in love with the same girl named Lena(played by Barbara Payton) Eventually, Lena chooses Robin, leaving Bill devastated, but as a scientist, he has invented a cloning device that duplicates matter, so creates a new Lena for himself, named Helen. Unfortunately, Helen also loves Robin(!) so frustrated and angry, Bill goes to extreme lengths to rectify this... Good premise, with much potential, but largely goes unrealized in dull and melodramatic film that turns into pure soap opera. Terence Fisher directed, but would go on to better films.
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