First Men in the Moon Script

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Director:Nathan H. Juran
Written by:H. G. Wells (Story), Nigel Kneale (Screenplay), Jan Read (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old British flag and a document declaring that the moon is taken for Queen Victoria proving that the astronauts were not the first men on the moon.

Things to Come Script

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Director:William Cameron Menzies
Written by:H. G. Wells (Screenplay), H. G. Wells (Novel)

Script Synopsis:The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.

The Food Of The Gods Script

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Director:Bert I. Gordon
Written by:Bert I. Gordon (Screenplay), H. G. Wells (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Morgan and his friends are on a hunting trip on a remote Canadian island when they are attacked by a swarm of giant wasps. Looking for help, Morgan stumbles across a barn inhabited by an enormous killer chicken. After doing some exploring, they discover the entire island is crawling with animals that have somehow grown to giant size. The most dangerous of all of these, however, are the rats, who are mobilizing to do battle with the human intruders.

Time Machine Script

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Director:Simon Wells
Written by:H. G. Wells (Novel), John Logan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds mankind divided into two warring races.

Invisible Man Script

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Director:James Whale
Written by:R.C. Sherriff (Screenplay), Preston Sturges (Screenplay), Philip Wylie (Screenplay), H. G. Wells (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley’s daughter Flora worried about him. Griffin has taken a room at the nearby Lion’s Head Inn, hoping to reverse an experiment he conducted on himself that made him invisible. But the experimental drug has also warped his mind, making him aggressive and dangerous. He’s prepared to do whatever it takes to restore his appearance.

Island Of Lost Souls Script

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Director:Erle C. Kenton
Written by:H. G. Wells (Novel), Waldemar Young (Screenplay), Philip Wylie (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.

The War Of The Worlds Script

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Director:Byron Haskin
Written by:Barré Lyndon (Screenplay), H. G. Wells (Novel)

Script Synopsis:The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, until they discover it is the first of many transport devices from Mars bringing an army of invaders invincible to any man-made weapon, even the atomic bomb.

Island Of Dr. Moreau Script

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Director:Don Taylor
Written by:H. G. Wells (Novel), Al Ramrus (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.

Empire Of The Ants Script

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Director:Bert I. Gordon
Written by:Jack Turley (Screenplay), Bert I. Gordon (Screenstory), H. G. Wells (Story)

Script Synopsis:Sleazy scam artist Joan Collins tries to sell phony real estate deals down in the Florida everglades. What she and her unsuspecting buyers don't know is the area has been taken over by giant ants!

Dead of Night

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Director:Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer
Written by:John Baines (Screenplay), Angus MacPhail (Screenplay), H. G. Wells (Original Story), E.F. Benson (Original Story), John Baines (Original Story), Angus MacPhail (Original Story)

Script Synopsis:Architect Walter Craig, seeking the possibility of some work at a country farmhouse, soon finds himself once again stuck in his recurring nightmare. Dreading the end of the dream that he knows is coming, he must first listen to all the assembled guests' own bizarre tales.