Unknown World

Unknown World

Director: Terrell O. Morse Cast: Victor Kilian, Bruce Kellogg, Otto Waldis


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Assembled by the same production team responsible for the minor sci-fi classic Rocketship X-M, Unknown World isn't quite in the same league as its predecessor. The plot is set in motion by Dr. Jeremiah Morley (Victor Kilian), who theorizes that mankind could save itself during a nuclear attack by resettling far beneath the earth's surface. To prove his theory, Morley builds the Cyclotram, a combination drill and exploratory vehicle, with the financial assistance of playboy Wright Thompson (Bruce Kellogg), who insists upon joining the expedition to the earth's core. After several hair-raising adventures, the Cyclotram and its surviving passengers reach a cavern nearly 2000 miles beneath the surface. The cavern contains all the necessities of survival save one: the atmosphere renders anyone living within its walls sterile. Deciding that it isn't worth hiding in the center of the earth if only one generation will survive, the explorers endeavor to get back to the surface -- but who will survive this journey? The obligatory female lead in Unknown World is played by Marilyn Nash, who'd been discovered by Charlie Chaplin for the 1947 film Monsieur Verdoux.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827150328
Original Release: 1951
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 42,148

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Victor Kilian Dr. Jeremiah Morley
Bruce Kellogg Wright Thompson
Otto Waldis Dr. Max A. Bauer
Jim Bannon Andy Ostengaard
Tom Handley Dr. James Paxton
Dick Cogan George Coleman
Marilyn Nash Joan Lindsey
George Baxter Presiding Officer

Technical Credits
Terrell O. Morse Director,Editor
Irving A. Block Producer,Special Effects
Henry Freulich Cinematographer
Ernest Gold Score Composer
Kiva Hoffman Makeup
Millard Kaufman Screenwriter
Jack R. Rabin Producer,Special Effects
Allen G. Siegler Cinematographer

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