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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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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
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Dr. Hubertus
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Engle
Marian Richman ...
Helen
Jean Dean ...
Marna Roberts (as Jeanne Dean)
Tom Daly ...
Senator
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Storyline

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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THE CREATURE OF TOMORROW! (original ad - all caps) See more »


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June 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Space Station USA  »

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Budget:

$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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Trivia

The shooting schedule was fifteen days on two sets at Hal Roach Studios, with exteriors at George AFB (Victorville). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Joanna Merritt: In space, there is no such thing as a weaker sex.
David Sheppard: That's why I like it here.
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Connections

Featured in Chopping Mall: Creating the Killbots (1986) See more »

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I saw this theatrically ...
18 September 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

... and there are unforgettable images which have stayed with me, especially the horrific scene as Dr. Hubertus (Michael Fox, perfectly cast) finds himself trapped within the test chamber with the slowly oscillating window wiper, and the growing panic that follows with the grim realization that his screams for help cannot be heard. And then that stare through the glass as his spectacles ice over ...

Look for "Gog". There have to be copies out there somewhere.


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