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Snow Devils (1967)

La morte viene dal pianeta Aytin (original title)
Amidst a general melting of the ice caps, a weather station in the Himalayas is destroyed and Gamma I commander Rod Jackson and his partner, Frank Pulasky are sent to investigate. Joined by... See full summary »

Director:

Antonio Margheriti (as Anthony Dawson)

Writers:

Charles Sinclair (screenplay), Bill Finger (screenplay) (as William Finger) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Giacomo Rossi Stuart ... Cmdr. Rod Jackson (as Jack Stuart)
Ombretta Colli ... Lisa Nielson (as Amber Collins)
Renato Baldini ... Lt. Jim Harris (as Rene Baldwin)
Wilbert Bradley Wilbert Bradley ... Sharu
Halina Zalewska ... Lt. Teri Sanchez
Enzo Fiermonte ... General Norton
Furio Meniconi ... Igrun
Goffredo Unger ... Capt. Frank Pulasky (as Freddy Unger)
Isarco Ravaioli Isarco Ravaioli ... Norton's Communications Technician
Renato Montalbano Renato Montalbano ... Control Room Technician
Piero Pastore Piero Pastore ... Older Officer
Giuliano Raffaelli ... Snow Devil
Franco Ressel
Nino Vingelli ... Peter the Waiter
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Amidst a general melting of the ice caps, a weather station in the Himalayas is destroyed and Gamma I commander Rod Jackson and his partner, Frank Pulasky are sent to investigate. Joined by Lisa Nielson (looking for her fiance) and Sharu, their Sherpa guide, they are captured by a race of hairy blue-bodied giants whose leader explains they are the Aytia and have established this relay station on Earth to aid in their plan to create a vast ice plane so their race can leave their doomed solar system and conquer the Earth. Escaping from the outpost, Jackson finds out the aliens' main base is on one of Jupiter's moons, Callisto, and he and Pulasky are sent into space to battle the Aytia before human life on Earth is destroyed. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Trivia

The screenplay was written by Audrey Wisberg, who also wrote Schwarzenegger's "Hercules in New York." See more »

Goofs

After destroying the first asteroids, the crew member on Commander Jackson's left breaks off a knob as she tries to turn it. See more »

Connections

Follows The War of the Planets (1966) See more »

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More great 60's Italian Sci Fi
8 November 2005 | by zillabobSee all my reviews

The budgets of WILD WILD PLANET(1965) and WAR OF THE PLANETS(1966) ran out in this follow up to those films, using props and situations created in them. This one is earthbound and lacks the terrificly gaudy miniature future-scapes of the last two outings. And lacks the stars(Tony Russel, who actually has screen *presence* in the previous two).

Has a terrific opening score that playable several times, but the whole thing seems terribly set-bound, and small sets at that. But overall recalls to us a time of film-making long gone.

Fun stuff.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 January 1967 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Gamma I Quadrilogy Vol. 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

E.U.R., Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TCM print)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color | Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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