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Didactic ending of The Day the Earth Stood Still

by Critical Commons Manager

The didactic ending of The Day the Earth Stood still culminates in a warning from outer space for humans to shape up or face destruction by an intergalactic police force of pitiless robots, a bizarre conflation of post-WWII Cold War rhetoric and technological triumphalism.

Didactic ending of The Day the Earth Stood Still

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Aliens travel to Earth to warn humans to shape up or face destruction

from The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Creator: Robert Wise
Posted by Critical Commons Manager
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