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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
Michael-James Wixted ...
Michael
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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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In the letter left by Barbara, she says protection from the solar flares is inherited via a gene which is "probably recessive". For children to inherit a genetic attribute possessed by only one parent, it would have to be dominant, not recessive. 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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WOW! Others remember this movie! I'm SO happy!
15 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have been looking for the title of this movie for nearly 30 years! I saw it as a nine year old back when it first aired. I remember being creeped out to no end. In my teen years I got into scifi and somewhere in my head I always remembered watching this movie - perhaps one of the best apocalyptic films ever made, even if it was for TV. I couldn't remember the name, and no one I asked seemed to recall it - so went high school, college, even grad school... no one could help me find the title. Then, the Internet, a late night search on Google, and thanks to TV Tome and IMDb, I have the title. Now to get a copy! People have commented that it reminds them of the Trek episode... nah, this film is far more effective. It reminds me of The Quiet Earth, but the scenes where the clothes are found is eerie and outstretches TQE, imho.

Thank you all! My 30 year quest is over! Yippee!!!!!


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