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Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
"Night of the Big Heat" (original title)

GP  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  1971 (USA)
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While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the ... See full summary »

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Godfrey Hanson
Patrick Allen ...
Jeff Callum
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Dr. Vernon Stone
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Angela Roberts
Sarah Lawson ...
Frankie Callum
William Lucas ...
Ken Stanley
Kenneth Cope ...
Tinker Mason
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Gerald Foster
Thomas Heathcote ...
Bob Hayward (as Tom Heathcote)
Anna Turner ...
Stella Hayward
Jack Bligh ...
Ben Siddle
Sydney Bromley ...
Old Tramp (as Sidney Bromley)
Barry Halliday ...
Radar Operator
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Storyline

While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist suspects aliens are to blame. Meanwhile the new secretary to the local best-selling author is raising the temperature in her own way. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Trivia

Pip Baker and Jane Baker wrote the filmed script at the eleventh hour. See more »

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Hanson, a Scientist, observes that The Earth will become a planet like many "others in the Constellation". In fact,a Constellation is a group of stars, not planets. See more »

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Enjoy this classic cheapie!
20 June 2002 | by (East Yorkshire England) – See all my reviews

Hey guys! Whats the deal here? This film is one of my all time faves! The first time I saw it I loved it straight away. I love the Englishness of it all....the country pub....the warm beer!!!....feel that cheesy dialogue: "You were no untouched virgin when we met" etc.

Enjoy gawping at the stunning beauty of Jane Merrow in a wet bikini and more! This film is very similar to Fishers Island Of Terror,very much a companion piece. I never get tired of seeing this flick,I view my ancient tape every year. Dont expect a masterpiece and you will not be disappointed . Its corny,cheap but not tatty,with great photography,solid performances and lovely colour....ENJOY!!!


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