As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
Rod Crawford <email@example.com>
Man-Made monster with every human emotion
Did You Know?
Tobor's design was the brainchild of Robert Kinoshita, the television and film effects man and prop designer. The designer would go on to design Robby the Robot for the classic 1956 film Forbidden Planet, as well as the B-9 Environmental Control Robot for the mid-1960s hit sci-fi television series Lost In Space. See more
Early in the movie, a model of the earth, rotating on its axis in space, is seen moving from West to East - the wrong way. See more
Brian 'Gadge' Robertson
Gee, Tobor, you're wonderful!