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The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra -- A dedicated scientist, his ditzy wife, an evil scientist, a catwoman, two clueless aliens, a ghastly three-eyed mutant and The Lost Skeleton are all involved in the search for "that rarest of all radioactive elements, atmosphereum," in this deadpan spoof of those cheesy 1950s black-and-white sci-fi/horror movies.
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Director:
Writer:
Larry Blamire (written by)
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From the company that brought you "Zombies of Mora Tau" and "Lawrence of Arabia." See more »
Plot:
A bad scientist and wife, a mad scientist and skeleton, two aliens and their escaped pet are all searching for the elusive element "atmospherium". Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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2 nominations See more »
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Oh yeah, he's a scientist… See more (115 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Larry Blamire 
 
Writing credits
Larry Blamire (written by)

Produced by
Lars Perkins .... executive producer
F. Miguel Valenti .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Kevin F. Jones  (as Kevin Jones)
 
Film Editing by
Bill Bryn Russell 
 
Makeup Department
Claire Doyle .... makeup artist (as Claire Nach)
Amanda Sears .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Darrin Reed .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Julian Forbes .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Cory Blamire .... propmaster
Larry Blamire .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Frederick Critchlow .... sound
Bill Bryn Russell .... sound designer
Bill Bryn Russell .... sound editor
Bill Bryn Russell .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Dhein .... key grip
 
Animation Department
Bill Bryn Russell .... animator: title animation
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Emily Rapley .... alien costume constructor
 
Editorial Department
Christopher Gray .... post-production: studio
 
Music Department
Ralph Carmichael .... composer: stock music (as Rico Calle)
George S. Chase .... composer: stock music (as Michael Reynolds)
George S. Chase .... composer: stock music
Richard DuPage .... composer: stock music (as Dick DuPage)
Nicholas Flagello .... composer: stock music
Roger-Roger .... composer: stock music
Frances Trocaine .... composer: stock music
 
Other crew
Cory Blamire .... skeletal manipulation crew
Larry Blamire .... title designer: main titles
Dan Conroy .... spaceship constructor (as Joey Saccadonuts)
Dave Giannovario .... production assistant
Llywelyn Jones .... production assistant
Cortney Skinner .... design and construction: Transmutatron
Laurie Trotta .... public relations
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for brief mild language
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90 min
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Black and White | Color (production logos)
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Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Singapore:PG | UK:PG | USA:PG
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Trivia:
The "atmosphereum detector" that Dr. Armstrong uses is actually an analog multimeter made by The Precision Apparatus Company (Glendale, Long Island, NY).See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: Most errors in continuity and acting are purposeful and are part of the gag in recreating the '50s B movie experience. For example during the cabin sequence, Dr. Fleming's jacket disappears between shots immediately after Ranger Brad arrives, Animala suddenly sprouting furry gloves without explanation during the last half of her appearance in the film, the visible wires on the Skeleton, and the shoes of the actor portraying the mutant during some of the walking scenes.See more »
Quotes:
Ranger Brad:Well again I didn't mean to throw a damper. Believe me that's the last thing I'd like to throw. I don't want to throw anything at all really. But when folks are horribly mutilated, I feel it's my job to tell others. We take our horrible mutilations seriously up in these parts.
Betty Armstrong:I'm sure you do. Honey, the Ranger's just doing his job.
Dr. Paul Armstrong:Of course he is. I'm sorry Ranger Brad. I guess all this talk of horrible mutilation has me on edge.
Ranger Brad:That's all right Dr. Armstrong. This horrible mutilation has a whole lot of people on a whole lot of edges.
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29 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Oh yeah, he's a scientist…, 21 July 2004
Author: conkeestador from West of the Plains

`Betty, you know what this meteor could mean to science. It could mean actual advances in the field of science'. I laughed so hard my teeth hurt. Unfortunately, the world is full of knuckle dragging mouth breathers who are not capable of appreciating fine parody. If you are a knuckle dragging mouth breather (or a big Ashton Kutcher fan) you are going to hate this movie.

Be warned, there are gigantic plot holes. The acting is wooden to say the least. The special effects are not at all special and look like they could have been done by a 10 year old. All of the clichés are covered. The woman runs around in high heels and faints at the first sign of danger. There is an evil scientist, aliens (from another planet), a mutant, and a skeleton. And let's not forget Animala (rowrr). Made up of four woodland creatures, she steals the show. In short, it is an incredibly accurate and funny send-up of 50's drive-in movies.

I recommend it to those with a more advanced sense of humor.

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