CONELRAD 100: Atomic Films
81-100 | 61-80 | 41-60 | 21-40 | 1-20

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The CONELRAD 100 of Atomic Films

TITLE: X THE UNKNOWN

X THE UKNOWN

DIRECTOR: Leslie Norman
YEAR: 1956

In this British precursor to THE BLOB, radioactive goo bubbles up from the center of the earth in Scotland and begins to dissolve everyone in its path. American scientist Dean Jagger sizes up the menace with the classic line "How do you kill mud?" This effective gothic sci-fi gem by Hammer also stars Leo McKern and Anthony Newley.

AMAZON product link: X THE UNKNOWN

CONELRAD 100 | 81-100 | 61-80 | 41-60 | 21-40 | 1-20

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After the U.S. government experienced a PR backlash of sorts with its promotion of family fallout shelters (the private shelters sparked a lively moral debate about whether it was OK to shoot your neighbor if he tried to force his way into your end-of-the-world abode), public shelters became the official survival vehicle for the nation.
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