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A dying scientist pushes forward his project to tap through to the Earth's magma layer, with results that threaten to destroy the Earth as we know it.
Both Dana Andrews and Janette Scott are mentioned in The Rocky Horror Picture Show song Science Fiction, which is a reference-laden homage to b-movies. Dana for Curse of the Demon and Janette for Day of the Triffids. Ironically, Janette's costar in Triffids is her co-star in this movie, Kieron Moore. Also, during this same year, 1965, Andrews co-starred with Anne Francis in two different movies, and Francis is also mentioned in the song Science-Fiction (for Forbidden Planet).
Dr. Maggie Sorenson:
But, Sir Charles, the project entrance is half a mile further on!
Sir Charles Eggerston: I know, Mrs. Sorenson. I wanted to stop here to take a better look at THAT. That's your drill tower, isn't it?
Dr. Maggie Sorenson: Yes, it is.
Sir Charles Eggerston: What's that missile doing up there? I thought we came here ...
Two scientists lowered into a volcano in suits fitted with tanked breathing apparatus cough from the smoke.