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James L. Wolcott
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A young alien (David Love) falls for a pretty teenage Earth girl (Dawn Anderson) and they team up to try to stop the plans of his invading cohorts, who intend to use Earth as a food-breeding ground for giant lobsters from their planet. The invaders, who arrive in a flying saucer, carry deadly ray guns that turn Earth-people into skeletons. Written by
The filmmaker was on such a tight budget that the film's ultimate weapon, the "focusing disintegrator", was actually a Hubley's Atomic Disintegrator toy cap gun, bought for a dime, with a flashbulb added as a beam. (In some scenes the words "Hubley's" can clearly be seen embossed on the side of the gun.) Atomic Disintegrators can be bought today on eBay for upwards of $300. See more »
When Thor shoots Billy in the car, the car automatically stops despite the fact that Billy was stepping on the gas to get away. The car should have kept going until it hit something. See more »
All of the film's main "Production Associates" (financiers) appeared in the movie under assumed names: Bryan G. Pearson (Thor, as Bryan Grant), Ursula Pearson - uncredited (Hilda, as Ursula Hansen), Tom Graeff (Joe Rogers, as Tom Lockyear), and Charles Robert Kaltenthaler (Derek, as David Love). Gene Sterling, also listed as a "Production Associate" makes a cameo as "The Leader." See more »
Tom Graeff's entire film career consisted of this one film and work editing another. He shot it for $5000, performed much of the work himself, and gave his boyfriend David Love (Charles Robert Kaltenthaler) the lead role. Graeff was 28 and Love 23 when the film was shot. Graeff died 12 years later after an apparent mental breakdown; no one seems to know what happened to Love. Amazingly, Warners paid $25,000 for distribution rights for this clunker at a time when teen audiences were eating up sci-fi movies. More bizarre details about the film, including props and locations used, are at the Daddy-O's Drive-In Dirt website.
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