Zontar, the Thing from Venus also known as Zontar: The Invader from Venus is a 1966, made for television, science fiction film, directed by Larry Buchanan and based on the teleplay by Hillman Taylor and Buchanan
James Caan (Jud McGraw) and Stefanie Powers (Little Moon) have one thing in common. They hate this little town they came across. Sammy Davis Jr. didn’t like it much either.
It’s been 60 years, but Pine Ridge has never forgotten the comic pair that made the town famous enough to provoke an official town name change. The town is host to the Lum n Abner Museum. Adjacent to the Museum is a replica of the legendary “Jot ’em Down Store,” the central setting of the radio programs. And Lum and Abner is one of the more popular swaps among old-time radio fans.
In the near future – a fictional version of 1980 (a date indicated in the opening credits) – Earth is being visited and attacked by aliens from a dying planet and humans are being covertly harvested for their organs by the aliens.