Incidentally, John Carpenter (Halloween)  is doing a remake of VOTD this
fall in Northern California.
On Tue, 19 Jul 1994, Donald Larsson wrote:
> One film that, though British, is a must is VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED (1960) based
> on John Wyndham's THE MIDWYCH CUCKOOS.  Also, you might want to consult
> several episodes of the original STAR TREK (the one with Melvin Belli as
> The Gorgon) and THE TWILIGHT ZONE (especially the episode that was remade
> for the John Landis film).