Terror from the Year 5000 (1958) (part 1 of 8)

The Cast! From the Year 5000!!
Terror from the Year 5000 (1958) (part 1 of 8)Dr. Robert Hedges (Ward Costello). The dumbest archaeologist alive. Curator of the Natural History Museum in New York, implying that all other museum curators in the world must have died in a horrible disaster.
Terror from the Year 5000 (1958) (part 1 of 8)Prof. Howard Erling (Frederic Downs). Conducts time travel experiments in his boiler room, then wonders why people call him crazy. Master of the “pained-patronizing” look that makes you feel like you just pissed in his fondue pot.
Terror from the Year 5000 (1958) (part 1 of 8)Claire Erling (Joyce Holden). The Professor’s daughter and Bob’s designated love interest. A walking public service announcement for why girls shouldn’t play with radioactive things.
Terror from the Year 5000 (1958) (part 1 of 8)Victor (John Stratten). Claire’s fiancé and the Professor’s chief financial backer. Has lofty dreams of mating with loads of mutated women.
Terror from the Year 5000 (1958) (part 1 of 8)Old Man Angelo (Fred Herrick). I knew Torgo. I worked with Torgo. Torgo was a friend of mine. You, sir, are no Torgo.
Terror from the Year 5000 (1958) (part 1 of 8)Future Woman (Salome Jens). The titular Terror, and the most optimistic statement yet about the availability of Lee Press-On Nails three thousand years from now.

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