"The conquest of new worlds always makes demands on human life. And there will always be men who will accept the risks."but my favorite line is this:
"It takes more than human strength to do this. Unless he had an ax."
Moria says it has "a dull and uninteresting visual style and a pedestrian pace" and "some surprisingly good effects shots". 1000 Misspent Hours says, "This is a movie that scrupulously avoids any hint of action." The Spinning Image says, "If this isn't top notch, then it's perfectly passable with some scenes very effective". DVD Talk says, "This was a fairly typical monster movie from the 50's that rises over the others due to some creative use of stock footage." TCM has an overview.