Quatermass 2

(1957)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 25min |
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| Stars: Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sidney James | Director: Val Guest

A research station operating under military secrecy is supposed to be making synthetic foods, but is in fact an acclimatisation centre for invaders from outer space

Cast

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Brian Donlevy
Quatermass
John Longden
Lomax
Sidney James
Jimmy Hall
William Franklyn
Brand
Vera Day
Sheila
Charles Lloyd Pack
Dawson
Tom Chatto
Broadhead
John Van Eyssen
The PRO
Percy Herbert
Gorman
Michael Ripper
Ernie
John Rae
McLeod
Marianne Stone
Secretary
Ronald Wilson
Young Man
Jane Aird
Mrs McLeod
Betty Impey
Kelly
Lloyd Lamble
Inspector
John Stuart
Commissioner
Gilbert Davis
Banker
Joyce Adams
Woman MP
Howard Williams
Michaels
Phillip Baird
Lab Assistant
Robert Raikes
Lab Assistant
John Fabian
Intern
George Merritt
Super
Arthur Blake
Constable
Michael Balfour
Harry
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Reviews

(1)

Simplified version of a TV serial, a bit stodgy in the talk scenes, but building into sequences of genuine alarm and based on an idea of lingering persuasiveness. (Halliwell’s)

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Production

(3)
Val Guest
Director / Writer
Anthony Hinds
Producer
Nigel Kneale
Writer (screenplay) / Writer (story)