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Where Have All the People Gone (1974)

A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to ... See full summary »

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Steven Anders
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David Anders
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Deborah Anders
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Jenny
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Barbara Anders
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A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to white powder, leaving behind only empty clothing. A handful of survivors attempt to rebuild their lives on the de-populated Earth. Written by Michael White <mpwhite@firstam.com>

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David took a 12 volt/6 cell battery out of the 1970s Chevrolet Blazer, and replaced it with a 6 volt/3 cell battery. A 6 volt system can usually be used with a 12 volt battery in an emergency, but not the opposite. Only vehicles made before the '60's use 6 volt electrical systems. See more »

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Steven Anders: [David is walking far ahead of the group] David, you're gonna lose us.
David Anders: You're going too slow!
Deborah Anders: [talking about Jenny] She can't walk any faster!
David Anders: I can't walk any slower!
Deborah Anders: Well, what do you expect us to do? Leave her here?
David Anders: What about Mom! How do we know what's happening to her! She may need our help now, and she's slowing us up!
Deborah Anders: You know I didn't believe he'd leave her here. What's happening to him?
Steven Anders: He's scared, hon. I guess this is his way of hiding it. Be patient with him.
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Referenced in Night of the Comet (1984) See more »

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27 November 2005 | by (Saco, Maine) – See all my reviews

I did. That's what this movie was. I first saw it when I was fifteen. Due to a series of solar flares, most of the people on die leaving nothing but white powder and empty clothing. A handful of survivors, including the Anders family, try to repopulate a depopulated planet. So why did the family patriarch, played brilliantly by 7th Heaven's Peter Graves, and his kids survive while his wife and so many others died? They had a gene that made them immune to the effects of solar flares. What happened to the animals? They went insane. Those who survived had to fend for themselves. When the Anders' Volkswagen bus ran out of gas, they had to siphon it from the gas tank of a car from somebody who died. Eventually, they meet up with other survivors and the rest you'll have to find out for yourselves. Too bad it hasn't been released on DVD.


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