An American scientist contacts Mars by radio and receives information that Mars is a utopia and that Earth's people can be saved if they return to the worship of God. Revolution sweeps the Earth, including the Soviet Union. But there remains doubt about the messages being genuine, as an ex-Nazi claims he was duping the Americans.
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This movie foresaw the flat panel TV at least 40 years before they were commercially available. The scientist husband and wife main characters had what looked like a 40-inch equivalent over their fireplace and were seen watching the news on it in several scenes. Images on the television set were very accurate matte inserts. See more
Cronyn broadcasts the first few digits of Pi to the (presumed) Martians, on the theory that any advanced civilization would be familiar with it and respond in kind. However, Cronyn has no basis to assume that Martians would use a base 10/decimal numeral system as we do on Earth, which would be required in order for them to recognize Pi as Cronyn was broadcasting it. See more
He who follows the tyrant's banner shall wear the tyrant's chains. He who carries God's banner shall know everlasting life!
You expect me to to tell them that?
What you tell them is no concern of mine.
At the end of the movie, "The Beginning" appears on the screen. See more