Timeslip (1955 film)
|Directed by||Ken Hughes|
|Produced by||Alec C. Snowden
|Written by||Charles Eric Maine (novel The Isotope Man)
Charles Eric Maine (screenplay)
|Edited by||Geoffrey Muller|
|Distributed by||Anglo-Amalgamated (UK)
Columbia Pictures (USA)
|November 1955 (UK)
March 4, 1956
|93 minutes (UK)
76 minutes (USA)
Timeslip (a.k.a. The Atomic Man in the United States) is a 1955 British black-and-white science fiction film, produced by Alec C. Snowden, directed by Ken Hughes, that stars Gene Nelson and Faith Domergue. It is based on the science fiction novel The Isotope Man by Charles Eric Maine, who also wrote the screenplay.
Authorities in the United Kingdom discover an unconscious man who is also radioactive. They also learn he has an exact physical double; the good man agrees to help find his evil double before he destroys the world.
- Gene Nelson as Mike Delaney
- Faith Domergue as Jill Rabowski
- Peter Arne as Dr. Stephen Rayner/Jarvis
- Joseph Tomelty as Detective Inspector Cleary
- Donald Gray as Robert Maitland
- Vic Perry as Emmanuel Vasquo
- Paul Hardtmuth as Dr. Bressler
- Martin Wyldeck as Dr. Preston
- Leonard Williams as Detective Sergeant Haines
The film was partially funded by its UK distributor, Anglo-Amalgamated.
- Metro Will Film Graziano Story: Studio Buys Biography of Middleweight Ex-Champion Who Turned to Acting; By Thomas M. Pryor, Special to The New York Times.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 20 Jan 1955: 35.
- Warren, Bill. Keep Watching the Skies: American Science Fiction Films of the Fifties, 21st Century Edition. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2009 (First Edition 1982). ISBN 0-89950-032-3.
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