The World, the Flesh and the Devil
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The World, the Flesh and the Devil
Pennsylvania miner Harry Belafonte emerges from a cave-in to discover the coal field, and indeed all of Pennsylvania, deserted. By the time he reaches the eerie empty streets of New York City (these scenes were filmed at daybreak, just before the Friday "rush hour"). Belafonte has pieced together the situation: a mysterious radioactive cloud has killed off everyone else on Earth. After an hour or so of singing to himself and conversing with department store mannequins, Belafonte discovers that another human being, beautiful Inger Stevens, has survived the cataclysm. Tentatively… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Something of an understated masterpiece..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Belafonte is magic in his loneliness."
‑ Martin Scribbs, Low IQ Canadian
"Great acting from Belafonte, akward social commentery drags it down though."
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson,
"According to this film racism is a bigger problem than even nuclear warfare."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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