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Invasion (1966)

| Sci-Fi | 1966 (UK)
An alien spaceship crashes near a rural hospital. When the aliens are taken to the hospital, a mysterious force field suddenly appears around it.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Judd ...
Dr. Mike Vernon
Yôko Tani ...
Leader of the Lystrians
Valerie Gearon ...
Dr. Claire Harland
Lyndon Brook ...
Brian Carter
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The Lystrian (as Eric Young)
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Nurse Lim
Barrie Ingham ...
Major Muncaster
Anthony Sharp ...
Lawrence Blackburn
Glyn Houston ...
Police Sergeant Draycott
Ann Castle ...
Sister Evans
John Tate ...
Dundy
Jean Lodge ...
Barbara Gough
Ann Martin ...
Sister Kelly
Tony Wall ...
Ted
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Harry
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An alien spaceship crashes near a rural hospital. When the aliens are taken to the hospital, a mysterious force field suddenly appears around it.

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Eisvoli apo to diastima  »

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Writer Robert Holmes later reused elements of this story in the first Jon Pertwee Doctor Who (1963) story, Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space: Episode 1 (1970). Like this film, it was initially set in a remote English cottage hospital complete with a mysterious and unconscious alien stranger, puzzled doctors, an army patrol, and lurking alien forces in the nearby woods. See more »

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Featured in Son of Svengoolie: Invasion (1965) (1980) See more »

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Invaders from another world. Or is it China?
17 July 2003 | by (Eastbourne, England) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie. I love sci fi B movies, especially British ones, and this something of a classic. The story is not the most original, but it does have a few twists and turns that I wont give away here. It's very atmospheric, and the black and white photography is off a very high quality. The one complaint I would have is that there isn't really any kind of invasion in this movie. The title is a little mis-leading to say the least! But don't let that worry you. This is an entertaining movie with worthy acting and directing that gives you a glimpse into the post-war mentality of middle England. And aliens. Don't forget the Chinese aliens.


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