A diplomat is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream.
Like in the novel of Jules Verne four persons try to get to the centre of the world by entering into a world of caves by a volcano. On their way they discover among other things also ... See full summary »
Timmie is a typical ten-year-old boy: he loves fun and mischief and hates to study. When his scientist father, in an attempt to improve Timmie's mind, plops him in front of the Super Computer, the boy learns more than how to beat his dad at chess. With designs on world domination, the computer has Timmie reactivate Robbie the Robot and directs the metal hulk to do his bidding. But while Robbie is an efficient minion, can he be made to harm the boy who gave him life? Written by
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MGM released this movie, which features a sequence set aboard an Earth-orbiting satellite, in October of 1957, the very same month in which the USSR inaugurated the Space Age by launching Sputnik. See more »
In the scene where Dr. Bannerman pronounces Colonel Macklin dead, tape marks denoting the actors' positions are clearly visible on the floor as the camera pulls out and the cast members obligingly stand up. See more »
" Hey Dad, What's a computer? Do you think they'll ever become necessary ? "
In 1956 Cyril Hume, wrote a fabulous Science Fiction story called 'Forbidden Planet. It featured a marvelous machine called Robby The Robot' (Marvin Miller). It was an instant Hollywood hit. Indeed, when another interesting Hume script arrived the follow year, producers saw an immediate opportunity to recuperate their original investment by using their fantastic Robot once again. In this story, the military (Harold J. Stone) minds at the pentagon have come to the special labs to re-check their mathematical finding for their special rocket program. In this, they need the help of Dr.Tom Merrinoe (Philip Abbott) and his super mechanical brain. Unknown to the military, that super-brain has developed its own plans to dominate the world. Enter Dr.Merrinoe's mischievous son Timmy. (Richard Eyer). With his friend Robby, they hope to try and stop the great machine from carrying out it's plans. This is a good movie and ever so child-like in it's innocence. Over-looking it's mono-tone scenes, primitive script, cardboard actors and Black and White background, it nevertheless easily qualifies and maintains it celebrity status over fifty years and marks it's special place as a Sci/Fi Classic. Recommended to anyone interested in watching a timeless movie. ****
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