Quatermass 2 (1957) (3/4)

Quatermass 2

Professor Quatermass, still shook up from London's refusal to proceed with his project to colonize the Moon, is intrigued by the mysterious traces that have been showing up on his radar . Meteorites crashing down? Following them to the place where they should be landing he finds a destroyed village, a mysterious factory too close to his designs for the Moon colony for comfort, and some strange, aerodynamic objects containing a mysterious, ammonia-based gas that infects one of his assistants. Officially, the factory is producing synthetic food; but despite the veil of secrecy surrounding it Caterers succeeds in finding out it harbors aliens with deadly designs on the Earth... Second in Hammer Films' trio of screen versions for Nigel Kneale's classic 1950s BBC serials, with the same director and star as 1955's "The Caterers Experiment".

Directed by: Val Guest
The cast includes: Brian Donlevy (Quatermass), John Longden (Lomax), Sidney James (Jimmy Hall)
Also known as: Enemy from Space
MPAA rating: , Running time: 84 minutes
Presented in: BW
Related categories: End of the World, Fab Fifties, Hammer Films

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