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The Satan Bug

  • Film
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Time Out says

One of umpteen Alistair MacLean paperback thrillers (this one written under the pseudonym of Ian Stuart) definitively pulped in their transition to celluloid, this is the would-be Dr Strangelove of biological warfare, with rebel scientist Basehart legging it alone with a stolen vial of deadly virus, threatening global annihilation. Half-hearted and dull, despite the contributions of heavyweight adaptors James Clavell and Edward Anhalt, working at odds with an out-of-his element Sturges.
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Release Details

  • Duration:113 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John Sturges
  • Screenwriter:James Clavell, Edward Anhalt
  • Cast:
    • George Maharis
    • Richard Basehart
    • Anne Francis
    • Dana Andrews
    • Edward Asner
    • Frank Sutton
    • John Larkin
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