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The Creation of the Humanoids (1962)

Approved | | Sci-Fi | 3 July 1962 (USA)
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In a post holocaust society, robots take it on their own to help the dying human race by giving them android bodies.

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(as Wesley E. Barry)

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(story), (screenplay)
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Complete credited cast:
Don Megowan ...
Capt. Kenneth Cragis
Erica Elliott ...
Maxine Megan
Frances McCann ...
Esme Cragis Milos
Don Doolittle ...
Dr. Raven
David Cross ...
Pax
Richard Vath ...
Mark
Reid Hammond ...
Hart
Malcolm Smith ...
Court
George Milan ...
Acto
Dudley Manlove ...
Lagan
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The survivors of a nuclear holocaust fuse man with machine, creating cyborgs to assist in the rebuilding of civilization. However, the blue-skinned androids rebel against their masters and go to war with the remnants of humanity. Written by David Mullich <dmullich@aol.com>

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Also Known As:

Revolt of the Humanoids  »

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| (Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Reputedly one of Andy Warhol's favorite films. See more »

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When the doctor is testing the robotic arm, the space directly under the table is covered (presumably by a box or a panel with a hidden actor). However as the robotic arm is removed from the table, the space beneath it becomes empty and transparent. See more »

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[last lines]
Dr. Raven: [turning to address camera] Of course the operation was a success... or *you* wouldn't be here.
"Title Card": end - - point of beginning, Webster
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References Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) See more »

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Better than Star Wars
5 September 2005 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful, thoughtful little film with timeless messages about prejudice and what it is to be human. A lot of people comment on the low budget, but there were some A list Hollywood people involved in making this like the most famous make up man ever, creator of the Universal Frankenstein make up for Boris Karloff, Jack P. Pierce, doing wonderful work near the end of his career. The great and colorful cinematography is done by the famous Hal Mohr who has a star on the Hollwood Walk and a long list of credits. The screenwriter was Jay Simms who went on to fame and a long career in television, so this film is not without talent in the people who made it despite its low budget. The film is also a bit cerebral for some people, and does have a lot of talking in it, but like the best Science Fiction films and T.V. programs, like the Twilight Zone, THE STORY will make you think deep thoughts. You can't say that about most big budget modern Science Fiction. I have a lot more respect for film like this, doing a lot with a little through the WRITING and the STORY than I do virtually any modern film whose story, if there is one, has been dummied down assuming no one in the audience has a working brain.

Much has been made about the fact that Andy Warhol loved this movie. It's easy to see why given the wonderful colors, lighting, and almost pop art looking sets. Despite being cheap, the film is often a wonder to look at. It also has Dudley Manlove of Plan Nine from Outer Space in it. Do your self a favor and watch this film if you can find it.


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