7.4/10
92
4 user 1 critic

The Unchained Goddess (1958)

A scientist and a writer explain the various meteorological phenomena to Meteora, the goddess of weather, while giving an insight into the technology involved in predicting them and warning about the threat of global climate change.

Director:

Richard Carlson
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Tormented (1960)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A man lets a former flame fall to her death rather than let her interfere with his new relationship, but her ghost returns to disrupt his impending nuptials.

Director: Bert I. Gordon
Stars: Richard Carlson, Susan Gordon, Lugene Sanders
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The story of Eddie Slovik, who was executed by the Army in 1945, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War.

Director: Lamont Johnson
Stars: Martin Sheen, Mariclare Costello, Ned Beatty
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.

Director: Aldo Lado
Stars: Flavio Bucci, Macha Méril, Gianfranco De Grassi
Island Claws (1980)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A biological experiment in Florida goes awry. The result: 8-foot long land crabs which roar loudly and kill everything in sight.

Director: Hernan Cardenas
Stars: Robert Lansing, Steve Hanks, Nita Talbot
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In the aftermath of WWII, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors.

Director: Paul Schrader
Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Cristian Motiu
The Maze (1953)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A Scotsman abruptly breaks off his engagement to pretty Kitty and moves to his uncle's castle in the Scottish highlands. Kitty and her aunt follow Gerald a few weeks later, and discover he ... See full summary »

Director: William Cameron Menzies
Stars: Richard Carlson, Veronica Hurst, Katherine Emery
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.

Director: Jack Arnold
Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake
Drama | Sci-Fi | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.

Director: William Cameron Menzies
Stars: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Carlson ... The Writer
Frank Baxter Frank Baxter ... Dr. Research (as Dr. Frank C. Baxter)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bernard C. Hunt Bernard C. Hunt ... Pilot of B29
Edit

Storyline

A scientist and a writer explain the various meteorological phenomena to Meteora, the goddess of weather, while giving an insight into the technology involved in predicting them and warning about the threat of global climate change.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Animation

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El dios de la vida: El agua See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Fourth of four educational films produced by Bell Laboratories and directed by Frank Capra on the subjects of the sun, the human circulatory system, radioactivity and the weather. These films were used regularly in classrooms since they were well produced and Bell Laboratories would supply 16mm copies of the films to schools free of charge. See more »

Quotes

Meteora: Mr. Scientist, would you... (a woman could never ask this, but certainly a goddess can!)... would you marry me?
See more »

Connections

Featured in Cosmos: Possible Worlds: The World Set Free (2014) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A movie used in Air Force Pilot Training
16 December 2014 | by c-arnoldjrSee all my reviews

I used this movie to introduce Air Force student pilots to the science of meteorology in the late 1960's at Craig AFB in Selma Alabama. During the four years I was assigned to Craig AFB this movie became an integral part of the weather course for over 2000 Air Force pilots I taught, all university graduates many of whom were Air Force Academy graduates. The movie was used as a motivational tool and always kept the student's attention as the hazards of flying in weather were introduced to them. This movie could still be used today to inspire young children to consider a career in meteorology. I give this movie 9 stars for its content, scientific credibility, and presentation. It includes such topics as fronts and air masses, global circulation, thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes. It even includes material on climate change which the world is debating today.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed