- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 15 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: August 16, 2010
- Originally Released: 1957
- Label: Sony Pictures Home
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Gene Barry and Valerie French star in his imaginative study of human nature with five people given pellets capable of destroying the world. Based on John Mantley's novel.
Aliens give five humans the power to destroy the planet Earth, and we hold our breath as each toys with the idea. Based on John Mantley's novel.
In this 1950s cold war allegory, aliens deposit five capsules on the surface of the earth. Each capsule is given to a citizen of a different country. If opened, each capsule is capable of destroying all civilization. But all the capsules will be rendered harmless after 27 days... or cause the death of their keepers.