Stainless Steel and the Star Spies
In 1981, the legendary Euston Films produced this quirky, one-off sci-fi kids’ comedy, both paying homage to and gently parodying the genius of Gerry Anderson. Featuring a blend of live-action and puppetry, Stainless Steel and the Star Spies is written by celebrated cartoonist Gray Jolliffe, produced by Verity Lambert, and stars comedy greats Anna Karen and Deryck Guyler.
The Metaliens, alien robots intent on galactic domination, encounter a major setback. Their enormous Space Saucer, ‘Compromise’, enters a black hole in a strange, uncharted region of Space, and collides with another craft – sending the Kleptonite Ball, their precious cargo and the key to Universal Conquest, hurtling to a planet inhabited by primitive life forms: Earth. Having materialised in a bar, the Ball variously functions as a Christmas tree decoration, a bathroom ornament, and a fortune-teller’s prop. The Metaliens must retrieve the Kleptonite Ball if their mission is ever to succeed. And that’s when their problems really begin...
- Number of Discs
- 1.33:1 / Colour
- Mono / English
- 2 / PAL
- 50 mins approx