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The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)

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A powerful criminal brain from the planet Arous, Gor, assumes the body of scientist Steve March. Thru March he begins to control the world by threatening destruction to any country ... See full summary »

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Steve March
Joyce Meadows ...
Sally Fallon
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Dan Murphy
Thomas Browne Henry ...
John Fallon (as Thomas B. Henry)
Ken Terrell ...
Colonel in Conference Room (as Kenneth Terrell)
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A powerful criminal brain from the planet Arous, Gor, assumes the body of scientist Steve March. Thru March he begins to control the world by threatening destruction to any country challenging his domination. Another brain, Val, works with Marchs future wife Sally to defeat Gor. Val explains that Gor will be vulnerable when he is forced to leave March at intervals to re-energize. Gors vulnerable spot, the Fissure of Orlando, is described in a note left by Sally in Steve's lab. Written by Anonymous

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1 October 1957 (USA)  »

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The Brain from Planet Arous  »

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$58,000 (estimated)
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The special eye effects for Steve March were created by having John Agar wear special black contact lenses that were very thick. The extreme thickness of the contact made it painful for Agar to wear them. See more »

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When Steve explodes the first plane it is dark. When he arrives at Sally's house it is daylight outside. Then when driving to dinner it is dark again. See more »

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References The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) See more »

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Outrageous But Fun
24 September 2002 | by (Newfoundland, Canada) – See all my reviews

This plot of this film is really out there-an arrogant evil alien brain named Gor possesses the body of Steve March(here played with gusto by John Agar) and plans on using it to help her conquer the world!(and also get real friendly with Steve's girlfriend Sally-played by Joyce Meadows). A good alien brain named Val inhabits Sally's dog to try and stop the evil alien brain. It's amazing how entertaining and fun this film really is--watching it is always a good time.


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