Kamis, 24 Februari 2011

Gog (1954) - Herbert L. Strock

Plot Synopsis
Gog--or GOG, as it was originally released, is another of Ivan Tors' speculative melodramas about the activities of the fictional Office of Scientific Investigation. This time, OSI operative David Sheppard (Richard Egan) looks into sabotage being directed against the New Mexico installation where the first manned space station is being built. The base is under the "command" of NOVAC, an anagram for Nuclear Operated Variable Automatic Computer. It turns out that NOVAC has been overriden by enemy agants, who've reprogrammed the computer to undermine the space-station project and even commit murder. To this end, NOVAC dispatches two robots, GOG and MAGOG, to do its dirty work. Can Democracy be saved? Gog was directed by Herbert L. Strock, who later helmed many episodes of Ivan Tors' Science Fiction Theater TV series.

Plot Synopsis
Scientists working on induced hibernation for space travel are killed, apparently by machines acting independently. Security agent Sheppard arrives at the secret underground space research base to investigate possible sabotage. He finds that the whole base is coordinated by supercomputer NOVAC and its robots Gog and Magog; and a strange aircraft is detected high overhead...

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