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Director:
Writers:
Jay Simms (story)
Jay Simms (screenplay)
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Release Date:
3 July 1962 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Man's Own Creation! Can He Control Machines That Produce People? See more »
Plot:
In a post holocaust society, robots take it on their own to help the dying human race by giving them android bodies. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pat Bradley ... Dr. Moffitt (uncredited)
Gil Frye ... Orus (uncredited)
William Hunter ... Ward (uncredited)
Paul Sheriff ... Policeman (uncredited)

Alton Tabor ... Kelly's Duplicate (uncredited)

Directed by
Wesley Barry  (as Wesley E. Barry)
 
Writing credits
Jay Simms (story)

Jay Simms (screenplay)

Jack Williamson  novel (uncredited)

Produced by
Wesley Barry .... producer (as Wesley E. Barry)
Edward J. Kay .... producer
 
Original Music by
Edward J. Kay (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Hal Mohr 
 
Film Editing by
Ace Herman  (as Leonard W. Herman)
 
Art Direction by
Ted Rich 
 
Set Decoration by
Morris Hoffman 
 
Makeup Department
Jack P. Pierce .... makeup artist (as Jack Pierce)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Melville Shyer .... assistant director
 
Art Department
George Bahr .... property master
 
Sound Department
Ralph Butler .... sound mixer
Charles Cooper .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Louis M. Zabner .... special eye effects (as Dr. Louis M. Zabner)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Butner .... lighting engineer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Oscar Rodriguez .... wardrobe
 
Other crew
Eleanor H. Donahoe .... set continuity (as Eleanor Donahoe)
Lynn Waring .... production assistant
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
75 min | USA:84 min (DVD version)
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Language:
Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono | Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
USA:Approved (Certificate #19468)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The film also features Dudley Manlove, of "Plan 9 From Outer Space."See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
Capt. Kenneth Cragis:How do you apologize to someone for killing them?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (2001) (VG)See more »

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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Creation Of The Humanoids.......Finally on DVD, 26 June 2006
Author: nsp1963 from United States

I just purchased "Creation Of The Humanoids" as part of a double feature released by Dark Sky(The other movie is War Of The Planets).I was hoping for a better print(I'd give it a 7.5 out of ten)but compared to what was available I can live with it.I remember watching this movie on Creature Features(here in N.Y. on Metromedia 5),and I've tried to locate a decent copy(I've bought several VHS tapes on ebay but they have a 6.5 quality at best).I always like this movie--given it's limited budget I think its still a cult classic.The acting is stilted at times(budget again),the script and direction is good(and not to mention the Jack Pierce make-up).With Hollywood remaking classics(The Omen,Starsky and Hutch,et al)how about putting together a decent budget and remaking this ?

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