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Ralph Burton is a miner who is trapped for several days as a result of a cave-in. When he finally manages to dig himself out, he realizes that all of mankind seems to have been destroyed in a nuclear holocaust. He travels to New York City only to find it deserted. Making a life for himself there, he is flabbergasted to eventually find Sarah Crandall, who also managed to survive. Together, they form a close friendship until the arrival of Benson Thacker who has managed to pilot his small boat into the city's harbor. At this point the tensions rise between the three, particularly between Thacker, who is white and Burton, who is black. Written by
When Ralph marks his route to New York City on the map, he starts at a point in the center of Pennsylvania. There is no real town of Chatsburg in PA, but there is a town near his starting point called "Bellefonte" (the character Ralph Burton in the movie is played by Harry Belafonte). See more »
The rifles carried by Ben and Ralph change. Ben is initially shown shooting at Ralph with a bolt action rifle. Later, he is armed with a Remington pump action. Ralph grabs a tube fed Winchester lever action from the sporting goods store, but when he throws his rifle down, it has changed into a Winchester 1895 with a box magazine. See more »
Brilliant sci fi concept that examines the validity of 'race'
i'm happy to say this movie is a gem because Harry Belafonte is in a Sci Fi. He plays the last man left alive after a nuclear war he is saved because he is a coal miner and happend to be in a cave in that turns out to save his life. Of course like most Sci Fi's haoolywood has to screw up a good storyline by injecting "formula". In this case it's the standard sex thing And of course since she's a blond, they play the race thing as well. But because Harry is in the movie and because around him in those days the race issue was approached with some wisdom,this film comes off with dignity and entertains with genuine class.
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