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The Projected Man (1966)

A scientist experimenting with matter transmission from place to place by means of a laser beam suddenly decides to use himself as a test specimen. But the process goes awry, and one side ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Peach ...
Bryant Haliday ...
Norman Wooland ...
Dr. L.G. Blanchard
Ronald Allen ...
Derek Farr ...
Inspector Davis
Tracey Crisp ...
Sheila Anderson
...
Latham (as Derrick de Marney)
...
Prof. Lembach
Sam Kydd ...
Harry Slinger
Terry Scully ...
Steve Lowe
Norma West ...
Gloria King
Frank Gatliff ...
Dr. Wilson
John Watson ...
Sergeant Martin
Alf Joint ...
Security Man (as Alfred Joint)
Rosemary Donnelly ...
Girl
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A scientist experimenting with matter transmission from place to place by means of a laser beam suddenly decides to use himself as a test specimen. But the process goes awry, and one side of his body becomes hideously deformed and instantly lethal to anyone it touches. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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February 1967 (USA)  »

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Den dræbende hånd  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Actor Bryant Halliday was the cofounder of Janus Films and The Criterion Collection, dedicated to preserving the world's best and most influential films. See more »

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Chris Mitchell: Pretty you may be.
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Referenced in Shock to the System: Creating 'The Projected Man' (2014) See more »

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They tried, but it's all Lembach's fault
21 October 2000 | by (Columbus, OH) – See all my reviews

Ok first of all, this movie sucks. But lets examine why. The proposition that a machine is capable of transforming matter into energy, storing it, and then transporting it and reasembling it is at the least intriguing. But that's as far as they take this premise. Instead of delving into what could happen if someone made this kind of machine, they break the damn thing. This could have been a good premise. Living with the responsibilty of this kind of power, and dealing with the constant temptation, ie.. the invisible man. But no.. they break the damn thing. And Lembach wants to leave. So then the doctor jerry-rigs the thing back together, and trys to transport himself. Only to have it goofed up by his beautiful but dumb secretary, (duh). Which wouldn't happened if Lembach hadn't decided to leave. So now he is roaming the country side killing people because his little experiment failed, and they wouldn't give him money. Wah. Then to make the movie worse, throw in a dry British relationship between the two semi-competent professors hired to assist him. Between their loving sessions, they make a couple of half-hearted attempts to find him while he kills off half of London. All of this could have been headed off by not breaking the damn machine, which would never have happened if Lembach hadn't left. This movie tried so I give it an honest 2 stars for effort, but it would have been better if they hadn't broke the damn machine, making Lembach leave, making him try it again. Damn you Lembach!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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