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The Phantom Planet

The Phantom Planet
Director: William, 1961.
United States, 85 minutes.
English.

Set in the far off future (the year 1980), a mysterious disappearance of a US Air Force spacecraft prompts the investigation of two pilots from the moon base. A meteor shower throws them off course and separates the pair, leaving the captain to complete his travels alone. Crashing on a mysterious planet inhabited by 6-inch humanoids the captain is held against his will and must find a way to escape. A B-movie in the truest, The Phantom Planet touches on several sci-fi tropes and archetypes led by a an all-American hero bleeding red, white, and blue. 

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