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Space Master X-7 (1958)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | June 1958 (USA)
A fungus brought from space threatens to grow and spread, devouring everyone in its path.

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Dr. Charles T. Pommer / Train-Station Announcer
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Stewardess Archer
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Jean Meyers - brunet
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Elaine Frohman
Thomas Browne Henry ...
Prof. West
Thomas Wilde ...
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Fred Sherman ...
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Jim Dale - plane engineer
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Court Shepard ...
Hendry - Battalion Fire Chief
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Retlinger - Cab Driver
Al Baffert ...
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A space probe returns to Earth covered with a strange fungus. The fungus is accidentally tinged with human blood and is transformed into an ever-growing pile of space rust, dubbed "Blood Rust". It is up to John Hand and Joe Rattigan to find the one woman who can stop the rust from spreading and taking over the world. Written by Paul White <pdwhite@ibm.net>

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Satellite Terror Strikes The Earth! See more »


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$125,000 (estimated)
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20th Century-Fox used this low-budget film as a co-feature for its blockbuster release The Fly (1958) in the US. Fox did not put this into a television syndication package. The film has remained almost unseen in the US since its theatrical run. See more »

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Prior to landing the blood rust is seen outside the plane windows, and passengers react in panic to this sight; however, there is no sign of the fungus as the plane lands, nor immediately after as the passengers are now calmly offloaded and taken to waiting buses. See more »

Quotes

Pvt. Joe Rattigan: [to the stewardess] Are there any other brunettes on this flight wearing tweed coarts?
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Referenced in Men in Black II (2002) See more »

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Spellbound Night
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Music by William Loose and John Seely
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Better than THE BLOB
11 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

As a 12 year old, this was the most mind blowing movie of my childhood. Much more scary than the "A" movie, The Fly (great movie), released with it. I would always think that the mold would get into the house and eat me away (something like Necrotizing Fasciitis). Even though this movie is in B&W, the movie, for me, was much scarier than the BLOB. This is one of the two most psyche scaring movies of my childhood...the other being GOG. Honorable mention for this segment would go to the Crawling Eye, Invasion of the Saucermen, and War of the Satellites. My dad was a sci-fi nut as much as me and the two of us would see every new release as soon as they came out. These movies are very much part of my upbringing/childhood. I would love to get a copy of Blood Rust/SpaceMaster X7.


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