John Carter has summoned the local sheriff to a site where he claims saucers have landed, not once but several times. Each time, the saucers are gone when the sheriff finally arrives. Now David Vincent has come, lured by Carter's claim that he can predict the time of the next landing. When Carter's prediction proves true, he and David Vincent manage to commandeer the saucer - at last, proof of the invasion! But one alien escapes to warn his people. And further complications arise from a couple fleeing the country, whose plane the saucer inadvertently downed. Written by
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John Carter (Dabney Coleman) and Joe Bonning (Robert Knapp) are said to have gone to school together. But Knapp was actually 8 years older than Coleman. See more
During the fight in the car between John Carter and the alien, the steering wheel moves visibly from side to side, showing that it is only loosely anchored to the prop dashboard. See more
Two others have seen what David Vincent has seen. Two others now know that flying saucers do exist. The search for Congressman Bonning and Police Chief Thorne will continue for months. Because of their disappearance, dozens of others will begin to wonder, reluctantly believe, what David Vincent knows is true: that alien beings from another galaxy now walk the face of the Earth.