Two con men trick David Vincent into believing they had seen something strange in the desert. They lure him into the wilderness, knock him unconscious, steal his money and leave him to die. But out in the desert, David sees a real spaceship. He manages to return to town, where he learns from a newspaperman of someone else who had seen something strange. This time it's a stripper, and she also proves to have a hidden agenda of her own. Written by
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In possibly an inside joke, the character of the USAF Intelligence Officer - Fellows - is likely named after veteran Quinn Martin Productions executive Arthur Fellows, who worked on Martin's series 'The Fugitive', 'The FBI', 'Streets of San Francisco', 'Cannon', '12 O'Clock High', and 'The Untouchables' as well as 'The Invaders.' See more
At the humble desert ranch with the horse corral of the Mexican Americans, a roadway passes right in front of it - where the rancher's pick-up truck is parked. During the closing, that exterior view is shown from inside the house through the front door: that view is of an obviously painted backdrop of desert with cactus beyond a rickety pole railing, and no road next to the house, nor the edge of the attached high wood corral. In the next exterior shot of the ranch - the road, corral, and solid ground to roof pole supports are seen - not a rickety railing and desert sand with cactus. See more
Three weeks since the report of a crash and strange, glowing lights had brought reporters, the Air Force, and David Vincent to the border town of Rosario. Betrayed by his own kind and left to die under a blazing sun, he retains a vision of a ship launched by another kind under another sun. Now, the Air Force and reporters have gone. David Vincent remains to begin the search again.