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The Cape Canaveral Monsters (1960)

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When a couple are killed in an auto accident their bodies are immediately inhabited by extraterrestrial beings. Taking refuge in an underground cave, the aliens attempt to sabotage the U.S.... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Johnson ...
Hauron
Katherine Victor ...
Nadja
Harriet Dichter ...
Woman Scientist
Chuck Howard ...
Maj. Gen. Hollister
Bill Vess ...
Captain Martin
Joe Chester ...
Dr. Meister
Gary Travis ...
Bob Hardin
Billy Greene ...
Dr. Von Hoften
Scott Peters ...
Tom Wright
Linda Connell ...
Sally Markham
Tom Allen ...
Cpl. Wilson
Thelaine Williams ...
Brain F. Wood ...
Elmer Wesson
Flori Jo Johnson ...
Switchboard Operator
Lyle Felice ...
Deputy Chief (as Lyle Felisse)
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When a couple are killed in an auto accident their bodies are immediately inhabited by extraterrestrial beings. Taking refuge in an underground cave, the aliens attempt to sabotage the U.S. space program. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Linda Connell, who plays Sally, was the daughter of Director of Photography W. Merle Connell who shot this film. It was her only film role. See more »

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The film is set in Cape Canaveral, Florida and yet the terrain reveals mountains and desert settings. See more »

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I'll Find a Way
Written by Morey Bernstein
Performed by Jerry Savoy
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Manna From Heaven For Fans of this type of Drive-In Movie stinker
1 May 2011 | by (North Hollyweird) – See all my reviews

As a certified Ed Wood fan, I had been meaning for some time to track down the works of Mr. Phil Tucker.

But, they had eluded me, except for his disasterpiece, his masturwork, his Citizen Kane, his Plan Nine From Outer Space.

That would be the immor(t)al Robot Monster, which I have seen on DVD, and even had the good fortune to see on the big screen, in its super rare 3-D version no less! Jeekers!

So, finally, Netflix allowed me to stream one of his other epics, THE CAPE CANAVERAL MONSTERS. I have to say, it was almost worth the wait. Fans of the celluloid leavings of Ed Wood, Jerry Warren and Richard Cunha will be right at home here.

This is a pure gold-plated turd, full of the hi-jinx beloved by aficionados of low-budget 50's sci-fi swill. Aliens, mad scientist, stupid gadgets, cheap-arse monsters, yes, fans, they are all here, and they are all awesome. Perfect mindless viewing for a boring Saturday afternoon.

Not sure if this presentation is available on DVD, but if it is not, then it really should be. Somebody get right on that, will ya?


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