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World Without End (1956)

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Astronauts returning from a voyage to mars are caught in a time warp and are propelled into a post-Apocalyptic Earth populated by mutants.

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Four astronauts returning from mankind's first mission to Mars enter a time warp and crash on a 26th Century Earth devastated by atomic war. Our heroes meet with hideous mutant cavemen, giant spiders, love-struck beauties in short dresses, and jealous old geezers in sparkly skullcaps as they struggle to save humanity and build a new world. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

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THE 26TH CENTURY! Sub-Human Monsters... Mammoth Tiger Spiders... Mole-Tunnel Cities... Futurific Women... in the Screen's Mighty Science-Shocker! See more »


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25 March 1956 (USA)  »

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20 Milhões de Léguas a Marte  »

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Director Bernds disagreed with first-time producer Richard Heermance's budget-saving practices. Especially the economically filmed final scene. See more »

Goofs

The model of the Earth seen over the opening credits has a number of geographical errors in the continents in the Northern Hemisphere. Among these: northern Europe is shown completely landlocked, with no Baltic Sea, or distinguishable Scandinavia or British Isles; Greenland is largely gone; the northeast Pacific coastline of Russia is inaccurate; and much of the Japanese archipelago is missing. See more »

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Elaine: [admiring Herbert Ellis's pecs] My, you are so much more muscular than our men.
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Referenced in Queen of Outer Space (1958) See more »

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All of the elements of Great 50s SciFi -Space,Mutants,Future
10 May 2004 | by (Columbia, South Carolina) – See all my reviews

Space pioneers are returning to Earth from a trip to Mars when their spaceship is propelled into the future. They land and discover a vastly different Earth than the one they left. All of the elements that went into the 50s scifi genre are here. Space travel, mutant creatures, and life in the far distant future. This film was a better than average film for its time. The effects are poor compared to today but the dialog makes up for it. The color is sharp and clear and there is a good cast to make it enjoyable. Pull up a chair and break out the popcorn. Following the adventures of the newly returned space travelers makes for a good Saturday afternoon viewing.


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