A Scientist, experimenting with telekinetic powers enhanced by a nearby nuclear power plant succeeds in creating a new form of life. This new creature grows in intelligence until it finally escapes his laboratory. Once outside the lab, and closer to its nuclear power source it multiplies. The creature is also invisible, so no one knows what it looks like...
New Horrors! Mad Science Spawns Evil Fiends! ...Taking form before your horrified eyes!
29 May 1958 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Fiend Without a Face
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(RCA Sound Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?
In an interview, star Marshall Thompson
recalled that director Arthur Crabtree
didn't really want to direct the film--he thought sci-fi was "beneath" him--and often didn't show up for work. Eventually, according to Thompson, Crabtree walked off the picture, and Thompson himself finished directing it. See more
Anyone who has been in the military for any army knows that while on guard duty, you can never leave your post for any reason until properly relieved. No military guard would leave their post to look in the woods for a disturbance. See more
We want you to give us everything you've got!
But, Jeff, we've already exceeded the design limits. Every time you take a test, you ask for more power. If I take anymore of those rods out, the reactor's liable to get out of control.
Well, take some more out. We'll have to risk it. We've got to have more power!
Original UK cinema prints were cut by the BBFC to heavily reduce sounds and shots of gore from the climactic destruction of the creatures. The version shown by BBC as part of the Moviedrome season was the same cut cinema print, and this was later issued on UK DVD in 2003 on the 2 Entertain label. See more
Referenced in Brain Damage