The Groundstar Conspiracy

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The Groundstar Conspiracy ★★★ 1972 (PG)

Spy thriller brings to life L.P. Davies' novel, “The Alien.” After an explosion kills all but one space project scientist, Peppard is sent to investigate suspicions of a cover-up. Meanwhile, the surviving scientist (Sarrazin) suffers from disfigurement and amnesia. He pursues his identity while Peppard accuses him of being a spy. Splendid direction by Lamont Johnson. Sarrazin's best role. 96m/C VHS, DVD . CA George Peppard, Michael Sarrazin, Christine Belford, Cliff (Potter) Potts, James Olson, Tim O'Connor, James McEachin, Alan Oppenheimer; D: Lamont Johnson; W: Matthew Howard; C: Michael Reed; M: Paul Hoffert.