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Motion Picture Purgatory: STARSHIP INVASIONS (1977)

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The late great Christopher Lee made a brief stopover in Canada during the tax shelter era to star in a couple of weird genre efforts–1976′s THE KEEPER and the Ed Hunt UFO epic STARSHIP INVASIONS, the latter of which is the subject of this month’s MOTION PICTURE PURGATORY mini-comic by Rick Trembles. Hunt, a true believer in UFOlogy, directed a handful of films on the topic including the psuedo-doc UFO’S ARE REAL (1979), but this one–released the same year as STAR WARS–dips into full-on camp, even though Lee looks like he’s having fun. Rick sez:

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