The Night The World Exploded

  • 1957
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Science Fiction

The title just about sums up the plot of this dull science-fiction outing in which scientists Leslie, Coffin, and their assistant Grant fret over the discovery of E-112, a new element from the center of the Earth that explodes rocks when exposed to air. The solution, you ask? Simple. Flood all the low-lying areas of the world so that it is impossible for...read more

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The title just about sums up the plot of this dull science-fiction outing in which scientists Leslie, Coffin, and their assistant Grant fret over the discovery of E-112, a new element from the center of the Earth that explodes rocks when exposed to air. The solution, you ask? Simple.

Flood all the low-lying areas of the world so that it is impossible for air to reach the rocks and the Earth won't explode. What would we do without these heroic, quick-thinking eggheads? Grant married Bing Crosby the year of this film's release, which guaranteed her a good living despite the

impact of such offerings as this.

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  • Review: The title just about sums up the plot of this dull science-fiction outing in which scientists Leslie, Coffin, and their assistant Grant fret over the discovery of E-112, a new element from the center of the Earth that explodes rocks when exposed to air. Th… (more)

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