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H.G. Wells' Invisible Man: Shadow on the Screen

A Russian woman asks Peter to help rescue her husband, a seaman imprisoned aboard a Russian trawler. The Invisible Man agrees, unaware that it's a trap and that the Russians have a new radar device that makes his invisibility useless.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x7
Airdate: Sunday November 02nd, 1958

Alternate Airdates:

US (ABC) Jul 25, 1959

  • Currently 7/10
7/10 (1 Vote cast)
Guest Stars
Ernest ClarkErnest Clark
As Sir Charles (Sir Charles Anderson)
Edward JuddEdward Judd
As Stephen Vasa
Anthony NewlandsAnthony Newlands
As Commissar
Irene HandlIrene Handl
As Woman in Lift
Greta GyntGreta Gynt
As Sonia Vasa

John Carson (1)John Carson (1)
As Port Official
Main Cast
Tim TurnerTim Turner
As Peter Brady
Johnny ScrippsJohnny Scripps
As Invisible Man
Lisa DanielyLisa Daniely
As Diane Wilson


At the London docks, armed men stand guard over a Russian ship. Seaman Stephen Vasa tries to sneak past them and make his way to shore, but is spotted. He tries to get to a waiting car and the female driver, Stephen’s wife Sonia, but the sailors catch up to him and overwhelm him, while the ship’s captain grabs the woman and says that they knew her husband would try to get to her and the whole thing was a trap...

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Episode Quotes
Captain: Do you want to see him alive?
Commissar: See him?
Captain: Of course. See him. See the invisible man. You are talking to a clever man, comrade.

Other Episode Crew

ProducerRalph Smart
EditorDavid Hawkins
Director of PhotographyArthur Graham
Production SupervisorAida Young
Art DirectorHarry White
Based On The Works OfH.G. Wells
Sound SupervisorFred Turtle
Assistant DirectorDavid Tomblin
Musical DirectorSydney John Kay
Casting DirectorHarry Fine
Warning: H.G. Wells' Invisible Man season 1 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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