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Gog (1954)

Approved | | Drama, Horror, Romance | June 1954 (USA)
A security agent investigates sabotage and murder at a secret underground laboratory, home of two experimental robots.

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Dr. David Sheppard
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Joanna Merritt
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Dr. Van Ness
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Dr. Zeitman
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Dr. Pierre Elzevir
Valerie Vernon ...
Mme. Elzevir
Stephen Roberts ...
Maj. Howard (as Steve Roberts)
Byron Kane ...
Dr. Carter
David Alpert ...
Dr. Peter Burden
Michael Fox ...
Dr. Hubertus
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Engle
Marian Richman ...
Helen
Jean Dean ...
Marna Roberts (as Jeanne Dean)
Tom Daly ...
Senator
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Scientists working on induced hibernation for space travel are killed, apparently by machines acting independently. Security agent Sheppard arrives at the secret underground space research base to investigate possible sabotage. He finds that the whole base is coordinated by supercomputer NOVAC and its robots Gog and Magog; and a strange aircraft is detected high overhead. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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built to serve man... it could think think a thousand times faster! move a thousand times faster! kill a thousand times faster ...Then suddenly it became a Frankenstein of steel! See more »


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June 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Space Station USA  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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(as Color Corp. of America)| (Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Shot in 3D, but released mainly in regular 2D. See more »

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The centrifuge is set up incorrectly, the test subjects would be facing the center of rotation, not the direction of the spin. See more »

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Dr. Van Ness: Can you hold off the robots until we get there?
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Gog and Magog
24 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just picked it up on DVD. This is one of a very few movies that stuck with me from my childhood. Scared the crap out of me when I was 7 years old. Great flick...even now. Part of my childhood is remembered in black and white...from all those B grade science fiction and monster movies I saw on TV and in the theaters. Growing up in NYC, I would be able to catch some of them five to six times a week on Million Dollar Movie...every night at 8 PM and twice on Saturday afternoon. The movie title comes from the bible (Ezekiel 38) and has an end-of-the-world connotation. This flick is a must see for all of us who grew up in the 50'. The other movie that effected me was Spaceship XM-7 (Blood Rust). Gog was especially awesome for its interesting robots, Gog and Magog. They were short and rolled around on hidden wheel. Se this flick...it is a part of American history.


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