Archive X

X the Unknown (1956)

Radioactive blobby thing roams the Scottish moors killing soldiers on a training exercise. The X is, of course, an attempt to cash in on the new X-certificate, and the film is better than it has a right to be. It manages to build up a great atmosphere of terror. 

Script: Jimmy Sangster

Director: Leslie Norman

Players: Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman, Leo McKern, William Lucas, Michael Ripper, Anthony Newley, Kenneth Cope, Edward Judd