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First Man into Space
Directed by Robert Day • 1959 • United States
Starring Marshall Thompson, Marla Landi, Robert Ayers
In this interstellar cautionary tale, brash U.S. Navy test pilot Dan Prescott, hungry for fame, rockets himself beyond Earth's atmosphere, only to become encrusted with cosmic dust and return a blood-drinking monster.