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The Force Beyond (1978)

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Himself (commenting on The War of the Worlds radio broadcast) (archive footage)
Donn Davison ...
Host
Rosko ...
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Gerald Noven ...
Pilot, Eastern Airlines (as Captain Gerald Noven)
Don Elkins ...
Physicist (as Professor Donald Elkins)
Michael C. Heleus ...
Mathematician
Ed Herlihy ...
Newsreel Voice (archive sound)
George Wald ...
Nobel Prize Winning Biologist (as Professor George Wald)
Peter Byrne ...
Bigfoot Expert
Rene Dahinden ...
Bigfoot Expert
Count Peter Turrolla ...
Archaeologist (South America)
Anonymous Lawyer ...
Filmmaker, Bigfoot Film (voice)
Peter Tompkins
Jack Horkheimer ...
Director, Space Transit Planetarium, Miami
Frances Farrelly ...
Psychic Medical Diagnostician
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Silly, incoherent mess
23 September 2009 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

Stock footage of the Nazca lines and Tiwanaku's Gate of the Sun, tons of blurry, indistinct UFO photographs from the 1960s and '70s, and eyewitness accounts of flying saucer sightings constitute proof--according to host Donn Davison--that something is out there. The big finish: a few seconds of footage of a Soviet cosmonaut ("smuggled from behind the Iron Curtain!") which Davison attempts to pass off as film of an extraterrestrial being. "The Force Beyond" is insulting even to the indiscriminate drive-in audience for whom it was made. (If the synthetic background music sounds familiar, then you've probably seen Bob Clark's semi-legendary horror flick "Deathdream" more than once.)


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