X: The Unknown (1956)

Director
Joseph Losey; Leslie Norman

Main cast
Dean Jagger; Edward Chapman; Leo McKern; Anthony Newley; Jameson Clark

Genres
Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery

Description
After a mysterious explosion leaves a large fissure in the ground, two young boys are confronted by an unknown phenomenon that inflicts severe radiation burns on one of them. There follows a spate of attacks at radiation establishments as the inexplicable life-form plunders radium stores. Dr Royston, an expert in atomic research, is brought in to explain and curtail the activities of this alien creature before it causes disaster.


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