X The Unknown (1956)
After a mysterious explosion leaves a large fissure in the ground, two young boys are confronted by an unknown phenomenon that inflicts severe radiation burns on one of them. There follows a spate of attacks at radiation establishments as the inexplicable life-form plunders radium stores. Dr Adam Royston, an expert in atomic research, is brought in to explain and curtail the activities of this alien creature before it causes disaster.
X The Unknown was originally conceived as a legitimate sequel to The Quatermass Xperiment, until Quatermass creator Nigel Kneale refused permission to use his characters.
28 September 2011, Classic Hammer horrors air on TCM (US) in October
TCM are airing a salute to Hammer with their October schedule in the US and Canada. A number of classic Hammer horrors will be screened during the month,...