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Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)

 -  Family | Sci-Fi  -  5 August 1966 (UK)
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The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out.

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Based on a story from the BBC TV serial "Doctor Who". Dr. Who and his companions arrive on Earth in the year 2150 AD, only to discover that the planet has been invaded and its population enslaved by the dreaded Daleks. The time travellers assist human resistance groups to foil the Daleks' plan to mine the Earth's core. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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5 August 1966 (UK)  »

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£286,000 (estimated)
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Although Milton Subotsky reported some slight misgivings over the film, believing the public's desire to see the Daleks in colour was now sated, he would come to view this as the better of the two films, attributing much of their success to art director Bill Constable. See more »

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When the red Dalek falls down the shaft, there is a very clear shot of its base with three small furniture casters (though it must be a dummy, as there is no hole for the operator's feet to protrude). See more »

Quotes

Dr. Who: Your bomb is designed to slide down this shaft, strike a fracture in the Earth's inner surface, and so release the magnetic core of our planet. But the fracture is near the meeting point of the magnetic influence of the North and South poles. One mistake, one deviation in the aiming of your bomb and enough magnetic energy will be released to destroy you.
Dalek: There will be no mistake! These prisoners are to be exterminated!
Dr. Who: One moment. You must listen to me. If you spare us, I can help you. I can ...
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References Hammerhead (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
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Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Everyone seems to be enjoying it so much, you feel guilty wondering about the plot

If I'd seen this film for the first time now, having seen most of the TV series that inspired it, I'm not sure I'd be fantastically keen on it. But I'd like to think that I'd still enjoy it for it's superficial scariness and complete indifference towards any aspect of a plot that might get in the way of the oh-so-colourful set-pieces.

I remember first seeing this film one Saturday morning, after all of the other childrens' programmes had finished and in retrospect, that's probably when it works best - the music's loud and harsh enough to wake you up, but the story's not too taxing if you're not completely with it yet.

Fantastic stuff, if you're prepared to leave your brain at home for 90 minutes.


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