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4D Man  (1959)
The Evil Force
The Fourth Dimensional Man
Master of Terror
Tagline(s):He Walks Through Walls of Solid Steel and Stone... Into the 4th Dimension!
 Man's first adventure into the incredible 4th dimension
 He Walks Through Walls of Solid Stone ...into the 4th Dimension
 He Walks Through Walls of Solid Steel and Stone!
Nomination Year: 2004
SYNOPSIS: Two brothers work together, and end up developing a device to amplify the power of the mind. Or perhaps to cause a person to enter a fourth-dimensional state. It's not entirely clear. The older brother tests it on himself (spurred on, at least in part, by the younger brother hooking up with the older brother's girlfriend). He then discovers that he ages whenever he uses this ability, and goes off on a crime spree where he must absorb the life-energies of others to reverse the accelerated aging.
Kevin Hogan
Smithee Award Nominations
Worst Science
He Intermingled the Atoms Using Only...The POWER of His MIND
The younger brother explains, as best he can, the theory by which his machine operated, and which caused a pencil to pass through (and commingle with in a non-explosive fashion) a block of Cargonite (the toughest substance in the world).

Oh, and Lee Meriwether's performance in this scene is simply scintillating.

Directors
Director Claim to Fame
Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr. Directed the original The Blob, which was cool, but also The Gospel Blimp, which was not quite so much. 
Cast
Actor Character Claim to Fame
Robert Lansing Dr. Scott Nelson Was in 12 O'Clock High. Often seen on TV. Most recently Control on "The Equalizer" and Paul Blaisdell on "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues." Was Gary Seven, spy from the future, on that "ST:TOS" episode "Assignment: Earth." 
Lee Meriwether Linda Davis Miss America 1955, turned actress; a TV legend since the 50's; had such diverse roles as Betty Jones ("Barnaby Jones"), Catwoman (in the first Batman film), and Lily Munster on "The Munsters Today" (the crappy reboot [okay, the first crappy reboot]). 
James Congdon Dr. Tony Nelson Played bit parts on TV, mainly doctors, like Dr. James Ross on "Ryan's Hope." 
Robert Strauss Roy Parker Sgt. "Animal" in Stalag 17 and Mr. Kruhulik in The Seven- Year Itch. Burly, deep-voiced actor who often played comic relief. 
Edgar Stehli Dr. Theodore W. Carson Long career playing lots of doctors and mad scientists. 
Patty Duke Marjorie Sutherland Famous teen actress of the 50's who won an Academy Award for playing Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker, then went on to star in her own TV show (cousins...identical cousins...). 
Guy Raymond Fred the Guard Walter/Farmhand on "Green Acres;" Mr. Peevey on "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir;" and the Trader in the Tribbles episode of the original "Star Trek." 
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