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In the opening scene, Steve an all American teenage boy (played by Steve McQueen) succeeds in convincing Jane that really cares for her, in his open top fast car (nudge, nudge, wink wink), when a meteorite suddenly crash-lands nearby. Steve and Jane then speed off in the car to investigate.
Meanwhile a curious old codger hears the meteorite and goes to check out the crater, he uses a stick to probe the thick vile viscous mass of pulsating protoplasm that oozes from the cracked meteorite. To his surprise the stuff displays a meniscus like effect and slides up the stick onto his hand and starts to assimilate his flesh at frightening speed. The old man manages to stumble onto the highway… Read more