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Alex Cox introduces the first of a double-bill of cult movies.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Science-fiction starring
Donald Sutherland
Brooke Adams
Public Health Inspector
Matthew Bennell becomes aware of a strange epidemic sweeping San Francisco - people all over the city are convinced that identical alien creatures are replacing the population. A remake of the 1950s classic. Moviedrome continues at 12.50am with Romance of a Horse Thief.
Director Philip Kaufman (1978)
SEE FILMS pages 33-38


Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Donald Sutherland
Unknown: Brooke Adams
Director: Philip Kaufman
Matthew Bennell: Donald Sutherland
Elizabeth Driscoll: Brooke Adams
Dr David Kibner: Leonard Nimoy
Nancy Bellicec: Veronica Cartwright
Jack Bellicec: Jeff Goldblum
Geoffrey: Art Hindle

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