But who can she trust? He knows little of her past. Once Phobos has made a full orbit of Mars, the images will be transmitted to Earth, where they will be received at K14 Observatory in the Himalayas. To the astronomers, the second probe was able to reach Phobos undetected by travelling in the "shadow of fear": "Phobos" – the name of a companion of Mars in Greek mythology – means "fear", and the probe avoided detection by approaching the moon from behind so that it would remain invisible to Mars. "Shadow of Fear" is the 12th episode of Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, a British Supermarionation television series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and produced by their company Century 21 Productions. 0 of 0 people found this review helpful. Written by His government superiors want to know more about his ... See full summary ». In the 1920s, something is wrong in a couple's (, This page was last edited on 4 August 2020, at 14:43. When one of them goes missing, the other begins to search for her. Written by Tony Barwick and directed by Robert Lynn, it was first broadcast on 2 February 1968 on ATV Midlands. Add the first question. This FAQ is empty. In this episode, a Spectrum operation to obtain orbital reconnaissance of Mars is threatened when an astronomer is killed and reconstructed by the Mysterons.

The first probe is detected and destroyed by the Mysterons but the second, Mini-Sat 5, touches down safely and begins its orbital reconnaissance. Was this review helpful to you?

The series did not explore supernatural territory. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. (1963). Shadow of Fear (1963) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. A wrongly accused convict returns home, only to be maligned again.

Paul Maxwell is an oil executive about to fly to England, where he will spend some time with fiancee Clare Owen, then on to New York. The main focus remained on down-to-earth fear of the psychological, Hitchcockian type. Maxwell agrees. The final episode (thirty minutes long, rather than sixty) was broadcast nearly two years later in 1973.

He and Miss Owen agree to act as bait to trap the bad guys.It's a nice set-up for a spy thriller, but then the script continues in the most boring way imaginable, with two men at a time on tiny sets talking about what is going on. [5], Chris Drake and Graeme Bassett praise the score, commenting that the episode's use of electronic music makes the space scenes suitably "eerie". However, before Scarlet and Blue can warn K14, Carter and Angelini turn the antenna and the bomb explodes, causing the antenna to collapse and crush the observatory.