The Gamma People (1956) – Friday Night At The Home Drive-In

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Two reporters are stranded in a strange country where the local dictator is using gamma rays to experiment on children.

“Sinister looking dump isn’t it.”

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The first thing that struck me while watching The Gamma People (1956), was the nice opening theme music played by a full orchestra. It didn’t feel like a cheap B-movie. It felt more like a serious film, almost like I was watching something by Alfred Hitchcock, or maybe some sort of epic adventure drama. Had a mistakenly chosen a prestige picture for my night at the home drive-in? Continue reading