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Writers:
Leslie P. Davies (novels)
Edmund Morris (writer)
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Release Date:
May 1968 (USA) See more »
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It Happened In This Universe A Long Time Ahead, The Year 2118...
Plot:
A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning... See more » | Add synopsis »
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not particularly good See more (7 total) »

Cast

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Christopher George ... Hagan Arnold
Greta Baldwin ... Karen Summers

Henry Jones ... Dr. Crowther

Monte Markham ... Gregory Gallea

Harold Gould ... Col. Holt
Phillip Pine ... Dr. Lee Craig (as Phillip E. Pine)

Lee Delano ... Dr. Tony Verity
Ivan Bonar ... Col. Cowen
Robert Cleaves ... Dr. George Tarvin
Charles Irving ... Maj. Tolley
Sheila Bartold ... Sybil Dennis
Patrick Wright ... Stover
Maryesther Denver ... Overseer

Keye Luke ... Sen Chiu (as Key Luke)
Ed Prentiss ... Hicks
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Walt Davis ... Highway Patrolman (uncredited)

Directed by
William Castle 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Leslie P. Davies  novels
Edmund Morris  writer

Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... producer: special sequences
William Castle .... producer
William Hanna .... producer: special sequences
Dona Holloway .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Van Cleave 
 
Cinematography by
Harold E. Stine  (as Harold Stine)
 
Film Editing by
Edwin H. Bryant 
 
Art Direction by
Hal Pereira 
Walter H. Tyler  (as Walter Tyler)
 
Set Decoration by
Robert R. Benton  (as Robert Benton)
Joseph J. Stone  (as Joseph Stone)
 
Makeup Department
Nellie Manley .... hair style supervisor
Wally Westmore .... makeup supervisor
Marvin G. Westmore .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
William W. Gray .... unit production manager
Frank Caffey .... production manager (uncredited)
Curtis Mick .... assistant production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Caffey .... assistant director
Willard Kirkham .... first assistant director: special sequences
Charles Bohart .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Alex Toth .... production designer: special sequence
Carl Urbano .... production designer: special sequence
 
Sound Department
Garry A. Harris .... sound
John Wilkinson .... sound
Robert J. Callen .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Rocky Nelson .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Chet Johns .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Paul K. Lerpae .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
Larry Duran .... stunts (uncredited)
Kenny Endoso .... stunts (uncredited)
Hubie Kerns .... stunts (uncredited)
Earl Parker .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenneth Peach .... director of photography: special sequences
Frank Dugas .... camera operator (uncredited)
Robert W. Full .... still photographer (uncredited)
Paul Weddell .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Magahay .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Shirlee Strahm .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Pete Carpenter .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Gus Levene .... orchestrator (uncredited)
William Loose .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Fred Steiner .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Wally Burr .... live action director: special sequences
Hawk Koch .... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Luanna S. Poole .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 

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97 min
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Actor Monte Markham did his own stunts in the film. Markham also performed his first-ever onscreen punch in a scene with Larry Duran (Marlon Brando's stunt double) and accidentally gave Duran a bloody nose.See more »
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7 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
not particularly good, 20 October 2007
Author: Andy Sandfoss from Cold Spring, KY

I taped this film off of a cable TV broadcast, apparently a rare occurrence. The film doesn't seem to get any air time at all, and as far as I know it is not available commercially on VHS or DVD. As much as one would want to corroborate other people's opinions of less-well-known films, I cannot recommend William Castle's "Project X". I found the film wildly over-plotted and very much derivative of other, better films. Where it tries to present something different, I found it just confused. The acting is at its best moments routine, and occasionally goes way over the top. The special effects do not impress; the film eventually resorts to using animation and not very stylish animation at that. But give a gander to the cast and you'll see why. William Castle is most widely known as a showman and promoter. There isn't anything here like that, so the film has to stand on its own. It can't.

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