Destination Moon Poster

Release Date: June 27th, 1950

DVD Release Date: February 29th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
A team composed of an aerospace scientist (Warner Anderson), an ex-Air Force general (Tom Powers) and an industrialist (John Archer) conceive an ambitious plan to land Americans on the moon. From their base in the Mojave Desert, they construct and successfully launch a spacecraft named "Luna" that contains a cargo of four astronauts. But a critical miscalculation of needed power to escape the moon's gravitational pull may put the astronauts' lives in danger.

Cast: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Ted Warde

Director: Irving Pichel

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: George Pal Productions

Distributors: Cinema Classics, Something Weird Video, Wade Williams Productions Inc., Nostalgia Merchant, Englewood Entertainment [us], Eagle-Lion Films Inc. [us], Image Entertainment Inc., Mass Production, Budd Rogers Releasing Corporation [us]

Keywords: Gripping, Sacrifice, Wife, Rivalry, 1950s

Awards

Winner Sound Effects
Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture