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The Colossus of New York (1958) 3 Stars

Colossus of New York, The

Jeremy Spenser, genius humanitarian, is killed in an accident just after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. His father William, a brilliant brain surgeon, works on the body in secret before burial; later revealing to his other son Henry that he has the brain on life support and hopes to encase it in a robot body! The resulting being is large, strong, and develops many strange powers. Initially it has Jeremy's gentle personality but this, too, begins to change, and a year later it decides to end its long seclusion.

Directed by: Eugene Lourie
The cast includes: John Baragrey (Dr. Henry Spensser), Mala Powers (Anne Spensser), Otto Kruger (Dr. William Spensser), Robert Hutton (Prof. John Carrington), Ross Martin (Dr. Jeremy Spensser), Ed Wolff (The Colossus)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 70 minutes
Presented in: BW
Related categories: Fab Fifties, Robots, Computers, and Machines, Would be great in Color!

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