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Fun! I'm liking all the Quatermass movies.
here Nigel Kneale has expanded his ideas out with breathtaking regard. And this is what everyone loves about Quatermass and the Pit.
SciFi.com (and most everybody else) likes this one best of the 3:
Quatermass and the Pit is a compelling example of how an innovative story, strong acting, and powerful directing can obviate the need for spectacle. After all, science fiction was invented to challenge the mind, not the eye.
6/30/2009: WTF-Film says it is "one of the high points of science fiction predating the release of Kubrick’s genre-defining 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY."