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I said, "You get him for the rest of your life, but, what, I have to give him up the minute I give birth? Give me time to cut the umbilical, man. He's so tight-lipped now, and yesterday he wouldn't stop talking. I mean, hundred-foot robots and whatnot. What else did he say?
Military proves unable to take down the Giant ] Nothing can stop this thing! We've hit it with everything we got! The Nautilus has first strike capability and is anchored just off shore. You scare me, Mansley. You want us to bomb ourselves in order to kill it? The robot seems to go after whatever attacks it. We can lure it away from the town, then destroy it. Tell them to stand by and await my command. So we can't call Ripley's Believe it or Not, because You know, this sort of thing is why it's important to always chew your food.
How about just hold the flavor altogether? This is called a rock. That is a tree. Launch the missile now! There's a kid in his hand! Kent, he only acts defensively. If you don't shoot, he's harmless. You gotta tell the general. This is your fault, beatnik. If you haven't interfered Will you just listen? Tell the general to stop.
He's got the kid with him. I'll take care of it. He said the monster has killed a kid. Sir, we must stop it at all costs. A peaceful, uneventful day in a town much like your own. Then suddenly, without warning For some reason the army is parked in our front yard, Mr. Please, call me Kent. Tell him what you saw, Frank. You're not gonna believe this, but it was a giant Thanks for the scrap, Floyd. I'm sorry I can't pay you more, but it's got That's why I'm selling it. It's got a large bite out of it. What could have done this? I told you what.
Thanks for believin' me. I really did call the government. They're sending someone over to take care of the whole thing. Jeez, Earl, you really are crazy. I mean, who in the hell would the government send? Hey, big metal guy! I got food here for ya! Come and get it! Two nights ago, at approximateley hours, S.
T com radar detected an unidentified flying object entering Earth's atmosphere, losing contact with it two-and-a-half miles off the coast of Rockwell. Some assumed it was a large meteor, or a downed satelite, but my office in Washington received a call from someone reporting an actual encounter with the object. This is no meteor, gentlemen.
This is something much more serious. I have something for you, Hogarth. Where did you find it? Over at the power station. Hogarth was there the other night. See anything unusual there, Hogarth? Gotta use the bathroom! United States Government, eh? That must mean something big is happening here. Big things happen in big places, and the sooner I file my report, the sooner I can get back to them.
Kent Mansley, I work for the government. You realize how much hardware I brought out here? You just blew millions of Uncle Sam's dollars out of your butt! Me go, you stay.
I'll come back tomorrow! The radiation shower will pour throughout your town. Hands over your head; keep low to the ground. Time to duck and cover, the bombs are comin' down. Get under the desk with your sister and your brother. And all the kids who don't will cease to be around. You'll never catch up with him on foot, kid. Sir, this thing is a menace.
It destroyed a power station, it Tell me again, and this time, listen to yourself. Please, Sir, I've got a feeling about this one. That's nice, Mansley, but let me explain how things are supposed to work. If you had, say, a footprint, I might be able to send over an expert to make a plaster cast of it. Hell, you get me a photograph of this thing, I can send some troops down there!
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There are still jobs in which women are seen as anomalies; when Obama became president, people wanted to see his birth certificate. Prejudice become handcuffs we slap on the dreams and aspirations of other people. Anyway, the movie takes its inevitable course; the military are called in and, because the military in these stories are always misguided and foolish, a nuclear missile is launched at the town. This is , the height of the Cold War, and atomic destruction is an ever-present spectre.
And yet there is hope, because the Giant has s decision to make:. I found it moving then as well. Grace and change are possible.
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