He crashes the submarine, but is thwarted by Grant and ingested by a white blood cell.
Duval destroys the clot and the crew escapes Benes’s body via the optic nerve.
The film plays out some simple philosophical discussion about the body.
The concept of this film has been revisited; see Innerspace and Osmosis Jones in this data base.
Novelization of the film written by the science fiction writer Isaac Asimov, published in 1966 (and Bantam Books paperback 1993).
A Voyage Through the Femoral Vein Carol Ritter HS130-02 Unit #4 Assignment Kaplan University July 6, 2013 A Voyage Through the Femoral Vein Hi there! An alert just came and we are in for a wild surprise.This film won the 1966 Academy Award for Best Special Visual Effects.Screenplay by Harry Kleiner, based on story by Otto Klement and Jay Lewis Bixby.My name is Katie Curious and I just got a special assignment. A bacterium has invaded Holly’s lower lobe of her right lung and we need to report the invasion and document all we see.This is going to be the best assignment of my career! Wow….are in Holly’s thigh right now and it is pretty warm."Antibodies" are kelp-like threads that wrap around bodies, and the white blood cell resembles cotton candy.Similarly interesting is the film’s representation of women.The crew communicates with the outside world by radio, using Morse code.The blood resembles water with lava-lamp globules in it (pink in arteries and blue in veins) to represent corpuscles. America and Russia (or rather "us" and "them") have both developed miniaturization technology that enables them to reduce objects, including human beings, to microscopic size.The Americans are unable to control the objects’ return to normal size after an hour; the Russians can. Duval has a laser gun with which he is to destroy the clot.