This Island Earth

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This Island Earth ★★½ 1955

The planet Metaluna is in desperate need of uranium to power its defense against enemy invaders. A nuclear scientist and a nuclear fission expert from Earth are kidnapped to help out. The first serious movie about interplanetary escapades. Bud Westmore created pulsating cranium special effects make-up. 86m/C VHS, DVD . Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason, Russell Johnson; D: Joseph M. Newman; M: Herman Stein.