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Dalekmania is a documentary chronicling fans of the British science fiction television show, Dr. Who -- particularly the young admirers who love the Doctor's arch combatants, the Daleks. This documentary focuses on the craze for Daleks in Great Britain during the 1960s surrounding the release of two Dr. Who films, Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965) and Daleks-Invasion Earth, 2015 A.D. (1966). The documentary covers the history of the Daleks, from their creation as characters to their rise to prominence on television. The film also features interviews with actors from the televsion series and movies who talk about their experiences with the Daleks. Dalekmania exposes the sometimes poor treatment of the men who operated the robots. Still, there is a pervasive sense of fun about the Daleks in the film. Dalekmania provides a behind the scenes look at the creative process that brought the Daleks to the screen and the many fans who love them.