did this influence Star Trek?


When the man in the red was killed it reminded me strongly of the poor crewman in the red shirt who was always killed in Star Trek. And then using the fleece to cure the woman with the overdone makeup, (Bones, put the fleece on her!), the pseudo historical language and settings (how often we saw Grecian-like temples as sets on Star Trek), the strange stilted acting, and the somewhat iffy monsters...made me think the creators of Star Trek might well have seen this movie and been influenced by it.

(This was the first movie I ever saw, with a birthday party of kids. All I remembered was the skeletons and the feeling that this seemed like an odd choice of entertainment for us. It didn't give me a taste for this sort of thing but as an adult I can appreciate the technique and the four months the filming of the swordfight at the end took to complete.)

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There was a similar episode in "Lost In Space" where the giant monster kept repeating "CRUSH, KILL, DESTROY"
I remember this most of all the LIS episodes.

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Gene Roddenberry arguably created Star Trek out of the template of the science fiction movie FORBIDDEN PLANET with a host of lesser science fiction and fantasy films mixed in. Nothing would surprise me anymore.

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Loving the pictures on your link obit2 :)

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Well, thank you, thedoig-1 :)

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If I'm not mistaken, that was no monster but Robot that said those famous lines. I think he was tampered with or something.

"Only a numbskull thinks he knows things about things he knows nothing about."

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Yesteryear I went on a Sinbad kick and watched 10 movies starting with the Ray Harryhausen films. The crew member in the red MC Hammer pants always died first

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It was more of an influence to Space Battleship Yamato, which is why they named the ship the Argo in Starblazers, the english dub.

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