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Saturday, May 5, 2012

The VHS Archives: Alfonso Brescia's REACTOR (1978)

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REACTOR
Alfonso Brescia's La guerra dei robot (1978)

The VHS Archives Factsheet
Label: Mogul Communications, Inc.
Catalog: MOG1008
Box Type: Clamshell
Year of Release: ?
Runtime: 95:31
Print: 1.33:1 / English / No subs
Extras: None

About the Film
Director: Alfonso Brescia
Year of Release: 1978
Country of Origin: Italy
Stars: Antonio Sabato, Yanti Somer, Malisa Longo, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Patrizia Gori, Venantino Venantini
AKAs: War of the Robots, Cosmos Invasion, Stratostar

Verbatim Box Synopsis
A young space explorer embarks on the trail of two kidnapped scientists who have discovered the secret of eternal life. His ship is attacked by alien craft, hit and badly damaged, the crew have to land the ship on a nearby satellite ... There is more to his mission than saving the scientists and their formula ...

THEY'VE LEFT A GIGANTIC ATOMIC REACTOR ACTIVATED ON EARTH ... AND NO ONE KNOWS HOW TO STOP IT.

 U.S. Mogul Communications sleeve!

 U.K. ADB Video Distribution Pre-Cert sleeve, found at Rolfens DVD!

Danish Dana Sound Video Sleeve, originally scanned by Rare Cult Cinema!

French Horizon Home Video sleeve, found at Nanarland

French Dynasty Films sleeve, also from Nanarland

Japanese Funai sleeve, courtesy of Bill Knight!  Be sure and check out his rare VHS auctions!

U.K. sleeve, courtesy of VHS Wastleland! Reactor is one of a few films Mogul released on both sides of the pond. 


Bonus clip, uploaded by "brujaria"!

Looking for Reactor on VHS? It's not readily available, but Retromedia Entertainment did issue a 16mm transfer of it on DVD, paired with Brescia's War of the Planets, as The Italian Science Fiction Collection.

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