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Destination Moon (1950) 2.5 Stars

Destination Moon

A private businessman arranges for an expedition to the moon before the Russians get there first. The American astronauts fly there, establish a base, but are not certain they have enough fuel to return to Earth.

Directed by: Irving Pichel
The cast includes: John Archer (Jim Barnes), Ted Warde (Brown), Warner Anderson (Dr. Charles Cargraves), Tom Powers (General Thayer), Dick Wesson (Joe Sweeney), Erin O'Brien-Moore (Emily Cargraves)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 91 minutes
Presented in: Color
Awards: Academy Awards '50
- Best Special Effects
Nominations:
- Best Art Direction/Set Direction
Related categories: Fab Fifties, Space...the Final Frontier

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