Story is laid on a small Scottish island, cut off from the mainland. Principals are two scientists, the daughter of one, and a newspaperman, there to observe the effect of a strange planet that is swinging close to the earth. No thought of a planetary invasion is in the minds of the observers until the girl accidentally sees a weird creature from out of space.
They take the superior being in, try to communicate with him, but one of the scientists, seeing a chance to control the world, upsets the plans.
Edgar Ulmer’s direction builds a strong mood and the suspense is sustained. Cast is mostly excellent in putting over thriller aims. Robert Clarke is the reporter and does a good job. Margaret Field is acceptable as the girl, and Raymond Bond does well by his scientist character.