A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a ... See full summary »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1970   1969  

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Loner (1965–1966)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A wandering ex-soldier encounters various problems where ever he visits in his travels.

Stars: Lloyd Bridges, James Whitmore, Jim Drum
The Man (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health, Senate President pro tempore Douglas ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent
Stars: James Earl Jones, Martin Balsam, Burgess Meredith
Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This tv movie features two stories by Rod Serling, who also wrote the stories of the original The Twilight Zone (1959) series. "The Theater": A young girl goes to the cinema to see His Girl... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz
Stars: James Earl Jones, Amy Irving, Gary Cole
The Rack (1956)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A decorated Korean War hero inexplicably collaborates with the enemy while interred in a POW camp and is court-martialed.

Director: Arnold Laven
Stars: Paul Newman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect... See full summary »

Director: Peter Zinner
Stars: Franco Nero, Anthony Quinn, Martin Balsam
Adventure | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A motley crew of treasure hunters plan to rob the cruise-liner RMS Queen Mary, using a recovered WW2 German submarine.

Director: Jack Donohue
Stars: Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Andy (Pat Boone) is an arrogant pop singer about to be divorced by his wife (Barbara Eden) who treats his staff badly. On the same night he starts a job at a theater in Los Angeles his ... See full summary »

Director: Buzz Kulik
Stars: Pat Boone, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An abused autistic boy is the sole witness to the kidnapping of a teenage heiress.

Director: Guerdon Trueblood
Stars: Tiffany Bolling, Ben Piazza, Susan Sennett
The Mothers-In-Law (1967–1969)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Roger and Kaye live next door to Eve and Herb. Eve and Herb's daughter Suzie marries Roger and Kaye's son Jerry. This forces the families to be a bit closer than they would prefer, ... See full summary »

Stars: Eve Arden, Kaye Ballard, Herbert Rudley
Laredo (1965–1967)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Rustlers, bank robbers, and their own wild schemes: a band of Texas Rangers keeps getting in and out of trouble, under the jaundiced eye of Captain Parmalee.

Stars: Neville Brand, Peter Brown, William Smith
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Susan Bradley (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Zooey Hall ...
 Bob Lee (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
David Moses ...
 Gene Washington (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Peter Ratray ...
 George Potter (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
...
 Ginny Loomis (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Dennis Olivieri ...
 Stanley Gabriel (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Edit

Storyline

A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a civilization free from the problems and mistakes that their parents made, a task that soon becomes much more challenging than they had anticipated. Written by Wayne Coleman <waynecoleman@swbell.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 September 1969 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The show's theme song was performed by The First Edition. See more »

Connections

Edited into Charlie's Angels: The Mexican Connection (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

(theme song)
Sung by the First Edition
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

An Interesting Concept
27 September 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Even though I was only three years old at the time this show came out, for some reason it stuck with me. One reason is the fact that it is one of the few failures in the illustrious career of the master television writer Rod Serling. It also marked one of the few failures for Aaron Spelling, who had just produced the Mod Squad and would later go on to dominate the 1970's with such shows as Charlie's Angels and the Love Boat. Another reason is the concept of the show. The whole concept of this show was that a plane carrying a group of college students on the way back from a trip abroad gets caught in a storm and crashes on a seemingly deserted island. However, this seemingly deserted island was an abandoned nuclear test site, which was completely stocked with enough provisions to keep them alive almost indefinitely. They then go about creating their own society complete with their own rules as they try to survive on the island. This show definitely was a product of its time, the late 1960's, when youth rebellion was was very prevalent. I think that this would have been better if instead of being a weekly series that it should have been either a movie of the week or maybe a mini-series and maybe it would have been remembered better.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Inspiration for Lost? jmoore-34
cant find it andrewg721
Theme song to 'The New People' neil-924
The New People wood97
The episode where they blow up the ocean mines with rifles neil-924
Discuss The New People (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?