The Man from Planet X

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The Man from Planet X ★★ 1951

Making a belated arrival on home video is this prototypical low-budget firstcontact tale. All the elements are there—reporter, aging scientist, his nubile daughter, crafty associate—but the setting is Scotland. Not that it matters, because virtually all of the action takes place on sets. 71m/B DVD . Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, William Schallert; D: Edgar G. Ulmer; W: Aubrey Wisberg, Jack Pollexfen; C: John L. “Jack” Russell; M: Charles Koff.