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Halloween Havoc!: THE MAN FROM PLANET X (Mid Century Productions 1951)

THE MAN FROM PLANET X is low-budget early sci-fi movie about an alien coming to Earth. The mysterious Planet X is drawing close to our world. 422 more words


The Man from Planet X

Before watching the movie:

This sounds like one of the schlockiest sci-fi horror films not involving psychic brains crawling out of their jars or aliens raising zombies from a small town cemetery on the idea that it would get humans’ attention better than just touching down on the White House lawn. 563 more words


Queued in Fridays: The Man from Planet X

The 1950s are famous for many cinematic trends and historic notables: a greater amount of films were slowing being shot in color to compete with television and widescreen began rearing its head for the same reason; the terrible blacklist that cut short or damaged the careers of many in Hollywood suspected of being communists; the short-lived but later revived 3-D fad was introduced; and, of course, who could forget all the science fiction movies. 765 more words


Review: "The Man from Planet X" (1951)

“The WEIRDEST Visitor the Earth has ever seen!” If the definition of insanity is, “doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results”, then call me insane. 327 more words

Science Fiction

The Man from Planet X

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

A spaceship from a previously unknown planet lands in the Scottish moors, bringing an alien creature to earth near the observatory of Professor Elliot (Raymond Bond), just days before the planet will pass closest to the earth. 1,287 more words

Movie Reviews

Object in Focus: 'Prince Pharamond and his cat - a fairy tale for Christmas'

As Christmas is approaching at an alarming rate, I thought that a festive-themed Object in Focus would be very appropriate.

I’ve always loved a Christmassy story to help set the mood for the celebrations, so I decided to have a quick search on our collections database to see whether we had any Christmas books at Standen. 465 more words

JFK likely related to Michael Collins say West Cork genealogy experts

President John F Kennedy and Michael Collins.

Irish Central
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:26 CST

Cork genealogist believes there is a blood-link between President John F Kennedy and Michael Collins. 309 more words