12 certificateThe Time Machine is a Film programme that first aired in 1960 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

The Time Machine is a 4 star programme

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The Time Machine (1960)

Directed by
George Pal

When Dr Philip Hillyer (Sebastian Cabot) starts on his latest invention, he doesn't realise what an affect it will make on his life.

Forever tinkering with anything and everything, Philip builds a time machine. He uses this vehicle as a means to travel to, and explore, the distant future.

Soon he comes across a futuristic world in the year 802,700. Here he discovers two races situated on it. One race is a mild, gentle and loving race who live in harmony together. However beneath the surface there is a cannibalistic, evil race residing.

While spending time here his machine is stolen by this latter race and now his mission is to risk his life and capture to get it back and return home.

A true classic!

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 103 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1960

4/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Rod Taylor...George
Alan Young...Filby
Yvette Mimieux...Weena
Sebastian Cabot...Dr. Philip Hillyer
Tom Hel...Anthony Bridewell
Whit Bissell...Walter Kemp
Doris Lloyd...Mrs. Watchett
Bob Barran...Eloi Man
Image for Paul FreesPaul Frees...Talking Rings
Josephine Powell...Eloi Girl
James Skelly...Second Eloi Man