The Space Children (1958)

The Space Children





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Dave Brewster (Adam Williams) arrives to take his new job as an electronics technician at a top-secret Air Force base in California. With him are his wife Anne (Peggy Webber) and their two children, Bud (Mikel Ray) and Ken (Johnny Crawford), who are all apprehensive about this sudden transplant, as well as the spartan existence that all of the families live under. No sooner do they arrive, however, then Bud and Ken see a strange light in the sky pointing to the beach, and soon after that seem to … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Bernard C. Schoenfeld
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 19, 2012
Paramount Pictures


as Dave Brewster

as Anne Brewster

as Ken Brewster

as Bud Brewster

as Hank Johnson

as Eadie Johnson

as Lt. Col. Manley

as Tim Gamble

as Joe Gamble

as Dr. Wahrman
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Released before Eisenhower's address about 'the military-industrial complex,' the film asks moviegoers to cheer on the essentially terroristic efforts of a saboteur alien brain: It thus asserts that morality transcends national and even species identity.

Full Review… | November 26, 2012
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

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