Sept. 10, 1961 - Arriving at local movie theatres this week is "Master of the World," a Jules Verne science-fiction drama starring Vincent Price, Charles Bronson, and Henry Hull. It is based on the Verne novels "Robur the Conqueror" and its sequel "Master of the World," with a screenplay written by Richard Matheson. In 1868, an American scientist (Hull) and his team become hostages of fanatical pacifist Robur (Price), who uses his airship Albatross to destroy military targets on Earth.
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