Children of the Damned 1964

Six impossibly intelligent children from all over the world with dangerous psychic powers hide in a church in England after the military tries to experiment on them. Besieged, they warn the military to back off before carnage ensues.

The Cast

Ian Hendry-Dr. Tom Llewellyn
Alan Badel-Dr. David Neville
Barbara Ferris-Susan Eliot
Alfred Burke-Colin Webster
Sheila Allen-Diana Looran
Ralph Michael-Defense Minister
Patrick Wymark-Commander
Martin Miller-Prof. Gruber

The Director: Anton Leader
The Writers: John Briley, John Wyndham
Music by: Ron Goodwin
Certificate : X

Film Trivia

The children's eyes don't light up until 41 minutes into the movie.
Paul does not speak until almost an hour into the movie.
Ron Goodwin had already composed the score for the predecessor Village of the Damned (1960) and returned for this film.
Filmed in the spring of 1963.
Clive Powell is the only actor who appears in this film and its predecessor Village of the Damned (1960). In both films, he portrays the leader of the alien children (albeit only briefly in the first one).