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!
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The film created a public uproar after its premiere at the Ritz Theater in Leicester Square. The British Board of Film Censors had already demanded a number of cuts before granting it the "X" certificate. See more
During the "Test Baker" sequence, the bomber code named "Green Dog" is first shown to be a B-52. Later it is shown as a B-47 bomber, and then back to a B-52. See more
It's as if some mental vampire were at work.
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
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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