H.G. Wells foresaw the future in such visionary novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. On a night in London in 1946, newspaper reporter Ellen McGillivray arrives at the home ...
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H.G. Wells foresaw the future in such visionary novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. On a night in London in 1946, newspaper reporter Ellen McGillivray arrives at the home of legendary literary figure, Herbert George Wells. Expecting to hear of the events and people who formed his prophetic imagination, she is informed of a world in which known scientific boundaries no longer exist. It begins a half-century earlier at London's Imperial College of Science where Wells meets Jane Robbins, a scientist equally fascinated by unnatural phenomenon, and a woman who immediately captures Wells' heart. Through midnight experiments and secret investigations into the paranormal, through the follies of chance and the miracles of fate, Wells and Robbins find themselves slipping into whirlpools of time, both past and present, they never thought possible. Since this mysterious universe can not be shared with the world, this becomes a wondrous secret that binds them forever. To Wells' ...Written by
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Examining the damage done by the door knob, after the "explosion" revealed the wall was constructed using plasterboard or gypsum (drywall). Those products were not used in the UK until the 1930s. Up till that time, lath and plaster or even reed mat substituting for lath (framework) was in use. See more »
I managed to catch most of this 3 part mini-series on Hallmark just a couple of days ago, and I haven't stopped thinking about it ever since. I feel that it's a really great movie, partly because of the great special effects and interesting phenomenon mentioned, and also because of the relationship between the lead characters in the movie. For all those science buffs out there, this would definitely be a good show to watch and tease your little grey cells somewhat. Even though the characters in this show are mostly fictitious (except for H.G. Wells himself, of course), I feel that it's still worth watching if not for the science, then for the romance.
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