COUNTERBLAST (1948) Mervyn Johns, Robert Beatty, Nova Pilbeam, Margaretta Scott, Karel Stepanek. Grim germ warfare sci-fi thriller about an escaped WWII Nazi doctor and his sinister plot to bring the Nazis into world domination. He murders and then impersonates an Australian doctor so he can work on his devilish plans right in the heart of a small English town. His objective: to use a new super-disease against Germany’s enemies, but first he must find a cure so that the people of the Fatherland will be protected against the ravages of the disease. Things are complicated, though, when he falls for the daughter of the man he murdered. This film features a great performance by Johns as the Nazi scoundrel. Released in the U.S. as The Devil’s Plot. From 16mm.