This Island Earth

Synopsis: The electronic engineer Dr. Cal Meacham is a prominent scientist that is studying industrial application of nuclear energy and also a great pilot. One day, he receives a different condenser and soon his assistant Joe Wilson receives a manual instruction and several components of a sophisticated machine. Carl and Joe build a communication apparatus and a man called Exeter contacts Carl. He tells that Carl has passed the test assembling the Interocitor and invites him to join his research. The intrigued Carl decides to travel to meet Exeter that sends an unmanned airplane to bring him to an isolated facility in Georgia. He is welcomed by Dr. Ruth Adams but she mysteriously does not recall their love affair in the past. They team-up with Dr. Steve Carlson and they note that the other scientists in the facility have been transformed, having a weird behavior. They decide to flee in a car, but they are attacked by rays and Steve dies. Carl and Ruth also witness the facility blowing-up and th
Director(s): Joseph M. Newman
Production: Universal Studios Home Video
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.9
Rotten Tomatoes:
71%
APPROVED
Year:
1955
86 min
168 Views


Unit no. 16."

"A catherimine tube with

an endiom complex of +4."

What are they talking about? I

don't know, but this outfit has them.

This isn't paper.

It's some kind of metal.

"Interocitor incorporating

planetary generator."

"Interocitor with

volterator... with astroscope."

Here's something my wife

could use in the house:

"an interocitor incorporating

an electron sorter."

Although she'd probably gain 20 pounds

while it did all the work for her.

According to this, there's

no limit to what it can do.

Laying a four-lane highway at a

mile a minute would be a cinch.

Cal, maybe we've

been working too hard.

"Complete line of

interocitor parts...

incorporating greater advances than

hitherto known in the

field of electronics."

What exactly is an

interocitor? I don't know...

and I don't want to know. Well, I do.

I want to know what it is

and what it does.

Order the list of parts on these

pages. How we gonna build it?

These symbols... they're

like a foreign language.

Anyway, we don't know

the address.

You ordered the condensers

from supreme by teletype. Yeah.

Which means that somebody intercepted

that order and sent us those beads.

Here, try it again.

You're too darn smart.

I may be the dumbest man who

ever walked this Earth, Joe.

Here's the invoice.

No charge and no address.

Listen to this:
"No interocitor

part can be replaced.

Bear this in mind

while assembling."

Well, let's

start unpacking.

There's 2,486 parts.

Each part is cross-indexed

into a symbol pattern.

Shouldn't be too hard at

all. Sure. A snap, maestro.

Only, uh,

where do we start?

Right here.

You know what

my kids would say:

"Dig this crazy,

mixed-up plumbing."

Plug it in, Joe.

We'll see what happens.

Now what do I do? Clear

your screen, please.

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