A schoolteacher with a nervous disposition visits one of her students in his barn and sees something she shouldn't: a metallic box that seems to be controlling locusts. No one takes her story seriously, and even she believes she imagined the whole thing. But her story hits the newspapers, which brings David Vincent to her small Kansas town to investigate. The trouble is, the townsfolk resent strangers - none more so than the ones who are aliens in disguise.
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William Bramley plays a police constable. He previously famously played police officer Krupke in West Side Story. See more
David Vincent is shot in the shoulder by Constable Gabbard after escaping from the police car. The wound bled through his shirt and his sport coat. Yet he never has the gun shot treated by a doctor or anyone else. When he comes out of the wash room at the lunch counter the cook asks him how his shoulder and he states that it is fine. See more
Grady, Kansas, proud of its tradition, protective of its own, resentful of any threat from the world outside. David Vincent has faced the Invader here, and, for little while, that threat has been pushed aside.