History Franchise / Quatermass

11th May '17 6:01:08 PM Zeiss
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* CaptainErsatz: After the success of ''The Quatermass Xperiment'' Hammer immediately wanted to make a sequel. They couldn't get the rights however, so they made ''X the Unknown'' a movie with an extremely similar plot-structure and atmosphere to the first with a highly Quatermass-like hero named Doctor Adam Royston.

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* TheAestheticsOfTechnology: The RetroRocket-style design for the alien spacecraft in the tv serial of ''Quatermass and the Pit'' is replaced in the film with a more exotic design that gave it a more weirdly "alien" look.[[note]]Nearly 5 decades since the film's release, many of the design aesthetics of the alien spaceship -- the surfaces, the lines & curves, and even the color -- which all must have looked very unusual and exotic in 1967, now are all bizarrely similar to what is commonly found on the designs of contemporary automobiles today.[[/note]]
* CaptainErsatz: After the success oresuccess of ''The Quatermass Xperiment'' Hammer immediately wanted to make a sequel. They couldn't get the rights however, so they made ''X the Unknown'' a movie with an extremely similar plot-structure and atmosphere to the first with a highly Quatermass-like hero named Doctor Adam Royston.
23rd Apr '17 6:12:29 PM PaulA
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* GenreSavvy: Howell, the Minister's aide in ''Quatermass and the Pit'', comprehends before either the Minister or Colonel Breen that Quatermass hypothesizes that a massive alien colonization of Earth happened in prehistoric times.
23rd Apr '17 6:11:41 PM PaulA
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* HeadInTheSandManagement: The Minister of Defense in ''Quatermass and the Pit''.

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* HeadInTheSandManagement: The Minister of Defense Defence in ''Quatermass and the Pit''.
23rd Apr '17 9:47:53 AM Zeiss
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* GenreSavvy: Howell, the Minister's aide in ''Quatermass and the Pit'', comprehends before either the Minister or Colonel Breen that Quatermass is hypothesizing that a massive alien colonization of Earth happened in prehistoric times.

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* GenreSavvy: Howell, the Minister's aide in ''Quatermass and the Pit'', comprehends before either the Minister or Colonel Breen that Quatermass is hypothesizing hypothesizes that a massive alien colonization of Earth happened in prehistoric times.
23rd Apr '17 9:39:39 AM Zeiss
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* HeadInTheSandManagement: The Minister of Defence in ''Quatermass and the Pit''.

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* GenreSavvy: Howell, the Minister's aide in ''Quatermass and the Pit'', comprehends before either the Minister or Colonel Breen that Quatermass is hypothesizing that a massive alien colonization of Earth happened in prehistoric times.
* HeadInTheSandManagement: The Minister of Defence Defense in ''Quatermass and the Pit''.
20th Feb '17 4:47:55 AM LondonKdS
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* DeathOfAChild: In ''Quatermass'', Joe Kapp's wife and children are killed off-screen in an alien bombardment.
6th Dec '16 3:34:30 PM LondonKdS
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* CompilationMovie: ''The Quatermass Conclusion'' is an odd example, since the original serial was deliberately written and shot so that it could be edited down into a much shorter movie. An interesting idea, and it ''almost'' worked.

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* CompilationMovie: ''The Quatermass Conclusion'' is an odd example, since the original serial was deliberately written and shot so that it could be edited down into a much shorter movie.movie (the section with the old people in the scrapyard was specifically written to be cuttable without affecting the plot too much). An interesting idea, and it ''almost'' worked.
1st Oct '16 3:52:29 PM LeeM
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** In ''Quatermass'', [[spoiler:Quatermass himself and possibly his granddaughter (it doesn't seem that she actually knew what that big red button was for)]].

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** In ''Quatermass'', [[spoiler:Quatermass himself and possibly his granddaughter (it doesn't seem that she actually knew what that big red button was for)]].for, although the novelization claims "she knew because he knew")]].
16th Aug '16 4:04:47 AM GojiBiscuits
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* AstralProjection: In the climax of ''The Pit'', a Martian (whether real or just a manifestation of the spaceship) appears in this way.
25th Jul '16 2:58:20 PM LondonKdS
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* SpontaneousHumanCombustion: In ''Quatermass'', the sole survivor of an alien attack suddenly explodes into ash a couple of days later.
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