The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

I wanted to spank the young boy, Bobby, (Billy Gray) in The Day the Earth Stood Still.  Anyone especially a child could see that his mom’s , Helen (Patricia O’Neal), boyfriend, Tom (Hugh Marlowe) was an opportunist.  The kid was so secretive following Klaatu/Mr. Carpenter (Michael Rennie) to the spaceship. So why did he blurt out in front of Tom that Mr. Carpenter is from another planet?  He could have told his mom after Tom left.  That kid messed up.  Because of him, Mr. Carpenter might die.   Mr. Carpenter and his mom appeared to like each other too.  That kid  ruined any chance of visiting or living on another planet.

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