Scientists Culp and Wallach suspect that there is someone other than their research primates inhabiting their polar station.


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Complete credited cast:
Robert Jones
Frank Enari
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Scientists Robert Jones and Frank Enari are dispatched to the Tower Mountain Research Station to replace a colleague, Dr. Vogel. For the past five days, due to a severe snow storm, Dr. Vogel failed to communicate with the base. His last communications with the base betrayed a confused, anxious and delirious man. Concerned about Dr. Vogel's safety and state of mind, the base sends the two replacement scientists to the summit research station via helicopter. The replacement researchers bring along a chimpanzee for the cold weather tests. When they arrive at the summit research station, the two replacement scientists find a ransacked station and no trace of Dr. Vogel. Written by nufs68

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30 January 1973 (USA)  »

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Dr. Frank Enari: Now, who cooks?
Dr. Robert Jones: In the interests of mercy, you cook.
Dr. Frank Enari: I, I cook. And who cleans?
Dr. Robert Jones: Aw, that's always the guy who cooks.
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29 March 2005 | by (St Albans, England) – See all my reviews

Oh how I would love to see this picture again! I saw it on TV I guess around the time it was made, and have never seen it since. I wonder if it even still exists? I remember it as being fantastically eerie, and the primate members of the cast were magnificent! Some other reviewers have pointed out that the movie was called "A Cold Night's Death" when they saw it - that was also the case as far as I was concerned. Perhaps that was just the UK title. If anyone who reads this knows if it exists, even on VHS, I'd love to know about it! I've given it a 9 because that's what I would have given it at the time - if only I could see it again through more adult and educated eyes - maybe one day?

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