The Catacombs Production Guide
Observations: Mission Of The Darians

Mission Of The Darians

The Darian radiation suits are spacesuits from the Catherine Schell film Moon Zero Two (1969). Note the two helmets are slightly different; one is a spacesuit helmet from the UFO series (actually made for Gerry Anderson's film Doppelganger).

Mission Of The Darians

On the left is the Moon Zero Two helmet (note the raised section at the bottom of the visor). On the right is the UFO helmet (note the crown section on the top of the helmet).

Mission Of The Darians Death's Other Dominion

The door of the Darian cabinet that eats Lowry and the female mute is also seen on Thule in Death's Other Dominion

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Both Alan and Paul have regular stun guns, without the slider. When Alan fights to free Helena, his stun gun has a slider. This was possibly in case a close up was needed when Paul cautions that they should use stun.

Mission Of The Darians

The large alien probe (studio prop) from The Last Sunset is seen as a fire

Mission Of The Darians

Moonbase Alpha computer panels are seen behind distorting perspex in the Daria command centre.

Mission Of The Darians

The Darian guns were originally the direction locators used by the Alphans on Retha in The Full Circle. They are seen again in A Matter Of Balance

Mission Of The Darians

The Darian shot by Paul falls against a door, causing the whole set to shake. Thanks to James C.

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When Koenig finds Helena, we see a close-up of her. Kara's legs are seen behind the Darian girl. In wide shot, Kara is in a different position.


Copyright Martin Willey.