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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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Michael
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Jim Clancy
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Barbara Anders
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Tom Clancy
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Jack McFadden
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Man with Gun (as Dan Barrows)
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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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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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Deserving of True Cult Status!
24 July 2003 | by (New York, N.Y.) – See all my reviews

I was eight years old when I saw this movie (actually I saw it once again about a year after I first saw it). Anyway, I have NEVER forgotten it. The image of the clothes laying inside a car was one scene that ALWAYS stuck with me. BUT, I never knew the name of the movie. And for years I lived with this movie in my head never knowing it's name. Until about five years ago, a friend and I were talking about weird movies when I happened to mention this one. I told him about the clothes and that it starred Peter Graves. He said very nonchalantly.."oh..'Where Have All the People Gone'". OH-MY-GOD. I couldn't believe he remembered it too. This was one of the eeriest, scariest and realistic movies I've ever seen. The sense of the survivors desolation was palpable. The feeling of dread it instilled in me was incredible. Why don't they put out a whole bunch of these great 70's TV movies out on DVD? There's a huge market for this. Great to see so many people remember it like I did. If you liked the Twilight Zone, you'll like this one.


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