As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Man-Made monster with every human emotion
Did You Know?
The film inspired a Tobor the Great comic book story series, written by Denis Gifford and with artwork by James Bleach; it appeared in Star Comics #1-2 (1954), from D Publications. See more
Early in the movie, a model of the earth, rotating on its axis in space, is seen moving from West to East - the wrong way. See more
Brian 'Gadge' Robertson
Gee, Tobor, you're wonderful!
Referenced in Programmed for Pleasure