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Destination Moon (1950)

12 06/27/1950 (US) Science FictionDramaAdventure 1h 31m


Postulates the first manned trip to the moon, happening in the (then) near future, and being funded by a consortium of private backers. Assorted difficulties occur and must be overcome in-flight. Attempted to be realistic, with Robert A. Heinlein providing advice.

  1. Robert A. Heinlein

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Irving Pichel


  3. Alford Van Ronkel


  4. James O'Hanlon


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Archer

    John Archer

    Jim Barnes

  2. Warner Anderson

    Warner Anderson

    Dr. Charles Cargraves

  3. Tom Powers

    Tom Powers

    General Thayer

  4. Dick Wesson

    Dick Wesson

    Joe Sweeney

  5. Erin O'Brien-Moore

    Erin O'Brien-Moore

    Emily Cargraves

  6. Steve Carruthers

    Steve Carruthers

    Businessman at Meeting (uncredited)

  7. Franklyn Farnum

    Franklyn Farnum

    Factory Worker (uncredited)

  8. Jack Gargan

    Businessman at Meeting (uncredited)

  9. Everett Glass

    Everett Glass

    Mr. La Porte (uncredited)

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Destination Moon
Destination Moon

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $592,000.00

Revenue $5,000,000.00


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