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(1963–1965)

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1963

16 Sep. 1963
The Galaxy Being
Adventurous radio station operator contacts a fellow experimenter in another galaxy. The operator locks in 3D communication, but a DJ who wants to impress his girlfriend with the station's range, boosts the signal all the way up, unknowingly sucking the alien, who's composed of electricity, into the remote desert town.
 
23 Sep. 1963
The Hundred Days of the Dragon
The election draws near and William Lyons Selby seems destined to win. Elsewhere, the communist nation of dictator Li Kwan has achieved a remarkable breakthrough: a serum that renders human flesh plastic. A simple injection and a process of molding allows an agent to quietly murder Selby and take his place! America has elected a spy to the highest office in that nation. Selby's daughter and his aide suspect all is not right, but have no idea what the real problem is. One thing seems certain: if they can't find out soon, the problem of "who's who" is sure to widen, and...
 
30 Sep. 1963
The Architects of Fear
A secret group of scientists decide to surgically alter one of their members into an 'alien', in order to convince the world that an alien invasion is imminent. They hope that such a threat will force all governments to make peace with one another. However such a complex plan has many vulnerabilities... including the wife of the volunteer.
 
7 Oct. 1963
The Man with the Power
Milquetoast college teacher Harold lacks tenure, and the ability to stand up to anyone, especially his shrewish wife. But after a brain operation so he can aide in a space project to mine asteroids, a giant electrical vortex appears when he's angry at someone, unleashing the earth's Magnetic Fields against the offender. Harold is unaware of the new power of his Id, while the rocket scientists are thrilled at compliant Harold's conscious ability to focus massive energy.
 
14 Oct. 1963
The Sixth Finger
A scientist experimenting with speeding up human evolution, hires on uneducated, but bright Gwyllim, from the nearby Welsh mining town. He proves a devoted lab assistant, but not content to stick to animal subjects, Gwyllim speeds up his own evolution, becoming a super genius with 6 fingers and a huge cranium. With such mental powers does the rebellious, former coal miner acquire equivalent wisdom and maturity too ?
 
28 Oct. 1963
The Man Who Was Never Born
Earth awaits a terrible fate in the far future, so a 20th Century astronaut and a typically hideously malformed future Earthling go back in time hoping to change history. They target a beautiful young woman just before she gives birth to the scientist who created the bio-warfare agent which ravages the future Earth and all humans. But how can the repulsive Andro succeed when he's likely to be shot on sight ?
 
4 Nov. 1963
O.B.I.T.
The Outer Band Individuated Teletracer, or O.B.I.T., is a remarkable technology that can track and monitor any individual, anywhere, for any length of time! When a man is found dead, slumped over the machine, it and the military base where it is in used come under scrutiny. But what no one suspects is who built O.B.I.T. and why. And on that answer may hang the fate of civilization...
 
11 Nov. 1963
The Human Factor
At an isolated military installation in Greenland, Major Brothers (Harry Guardino) has allowed one of his men to die after falling in a crevasse. Suffering from hallucinations, he goes to Dr. Hamilton (Gary Merrill). Hamilton has invented a device that allows him to read the thoughts of another person. Hamilton and Brothers connect via the device, but then a power surge causes the unthinkable: the minds of the two men switch bodies. The deranged Maj. Brothers is bent on destroying the whole base. Unfortunately, his mind is in the psychiatrist's body, and the other base workers know nothing of ...
 
18 Nov. 1963
Corpus Earthling
Parasitic advance guard from outer space strive to kill a physician, the only human who can hear them. Instead the physician believes he's gone insane, because he first heard the aliens right after suffering a concussion in a lab explosion. His wife, the laboratory 's assistant, comforts him, while the lab's geologist is targeted for takeover by the parasites.
 
2 Dec. 1963
Nightmare
A stranded team of soldiers are captured and experimented on by demonic looking aliens.
 
9 Dec. 1963
It Crawled Out of the Woodwork
An accidentally-created energy-being overruns an experimental power station, where personnel whom it has killed are restored to life with electronically-controlled pacemakers and are made to service the "being" by a fanatical German scientist who overtly pretends to be looking for a way to destroy it. After the force kills a security guard and newly-recruited scientist, the latter's psychologically disturbed brother attempts to uncover the station's secret, along with the police sergeant investigating the most recent death with the assistance of a dead-but-alive woman...
 
16 Dec. 1963
The Borderland
After a scientist appears to invent a machine which can contact the afterlife, he convinces a rich man to finance his experiments with the possibility of contacting his benefactor's dead son.
 
23 Dec. 1963
Tourist Attraction
The capture of a legendary, ancient monster in a Latin American lake obsesses a dilettante U.S. adventurer and the country's ego-maniacal military dictator. The adventurer wants glory & fame, the general craves the tourist influx. The amazing powers of the creature, the reverence of locals for it, and the ideals of both countries' scientists stand in the way of the power-crazed adversaries' schemes.
 
30 Dec. 1963
The Zanti Misfits
The perfectionist rulers of the planet Zanti have solved the problem of what to do with their non desirable citizens...they are incapable of executing their own species so they have exiled them to the planet Earth. At a Top Secret Military base in the ghost town of Morgue, California a small group of Air Force officers and guards is awaiting the landing of the Zanti penal ship. They are informed that the Zanti value their privacy and told to leave the ship alone. The military is prepared to comply until a car with a runaway wife and a three time loser named Ben Garth ...
 

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