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Project X (1968)

Unrated | | Mystery, Sci-Fi | May 1968 (USA)
A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the ... See full summary »

Director:

William Castle

Writers:

Leslie P. Davies (novels), Edmund Morris
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Christopher George ... Hagan Arnold
Greta Baldwin ... Karen Summers
Henry Jones ... Dr. Crowther
Monte Markham ... Gregory Gallea
Harold Gould ... Col. Holt
Phillip Pine ... Dr. Lee Craig (as Phillip E. Pine)
Lee Delano ... Dr. Tony Verity
Ivan Bonar Ivan Bonar ... Col. Cowen
Robert Cleaves Robert Cleaves ... Dr. George Tarvin
Charles Irving Charles Irving ... Maj. Tolley
Sheila Bartold Sheila Bartold ... Sybil Dennis
Patrick Wright ... Stover
Maryesther Denver Maryesther Denver ... Overseer
Keye Luke ... Sen Chiu (as Key Luke)
Ed Prentiss ... Hicks
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Storyline

A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the vital memories are being suppressed, so the authorities use ultra-advanced technologies to try to uncover the secret. Written by Niz

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It Happened In This Universe A Long Time Ahead, The Year 2118...

Genres:

Mystery | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anno 2118: progetto X See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Many of the stock "futuristic" sound effects are identical to those used on the original Star Trek series. See more »

Quotes

Hagan Arnold: The West will be destroyed in 14 days. Repeat, 14 days.
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Connections

Referenced in Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007) See more »

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not particularly good
20 October 2007 | by Andy SandfossSee all my reviews

I taped this film off of a cable TV broadcast, apparently a rare occurrence. The film doesn't seem to get any air time at all, and as far as I know it is not available commercially on VHS or DVD. As much as one would want to corroborate other people's opinions of less-well-known films, I cannot recommend William Castle's "Project X". I found the film wildly over-plotted and very much derivative of other, better films. Where it tries to present something different, I found it just confused. The acting is at its best moments routine, and occasionally goes way over the top. The special effects do not impress; the film eventually resorts to using animation and not very stylish animation at that. But give a gander to the cast and you'll see why. William Castle is most widely known as a showman and promoter. There isn't anything here like that, so the film has to stand on its own. It can't.


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