First Man Into Space DVD


Classic science-fiction from the golden age of 1950's cinema in this Robert Day directed tale of alien life forms! In this cautionary tale of interstellar exploration, brash U.S. Navy test pilot, Lieutenant Dan Prescott (Bill Edwards), hungry for fame, rockets himself beyond Earth's atmosphere on test flight Y-13, only to become encrusted with cosmic dust and return to earth as a blood-drinking monster... Produced by one of the most respected British film producers, Richard Gordon (Devil Doll, Grip of the Strangler, Tower of Evil), this early tale of space exploration... has been remastered and restored by the BFI and will delight all fans of the science-fiction genre. [show more]

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24 August 2015
Odeon Entertainment 
72 minutes 
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Robert Day directs this British sci-fi horror. Manning the experimental Y-13 aircraft, intrepid test pilot Dan Prescott (Bill Edwards) flies deeper into space than any man before him. After losing radio contact with mission control, and being bombarded by mysterious cosmic rays, Dan's wrecked craft is recovered hours later back on Earth with the pilot nowhere to be found. However, a spate of gruesome attacks on cattle and then humans, by a bloodthirsty creature, suggests Dan is still alive, if in a somewhat changed form...