First Man Into Space
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Filmed not long after the launch of Russia's Sputnik satellite, First Man Into Space benefited from a surface realism made possible by enhanced public knowledge of space-travel jargon and paraphernalia. Dashing astronaut Lt. Dan Prescott (Bill Edwards) disappears from view when his experimental spacecraft vanishes in a mysterious cloud. The space capsule returns to Earth, covered in a bizarre extraterrestrial coating. Shortly thereafter, a hulking, half-human creature raids a blood bank, killing the nurse on duty and gulping down the supplies. More bizarre, unexplained events occur before… More

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"Space Age hardware footage (including cockpit shots of Chuck Yeager) meets rampaging space-mutant theatrics."
‑ Mark Bourne,
"Outer space chills and creeps, pretty dated."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"I've seen a lot of sci-fi films that didn't make as much sense as this one does."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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