Village of the Spammed (1964)
Alternative Titles: Spam Overload, Tomorrow's World, The Village People
The small village of Pooton is subject to a time-bending mystery as inhabitants within a three-mile radius fall unconscious one morning.
Upon waking, they discover their wirelesses have evolved into internet-ready laptop computers of the future.
The awe doesn't last, as slowly they are completely taken over by spam emails offering Viagra, penis enlargements, and university diplomas.
Starring: Alan Bates and Julie Christie.
Ernie: "You've got mail!"
BIFTA Winner: Outstanding Predictions of Technological Advancement (1965)
Directed by: Milton Keynes. UK Black & White.