Drive-In Retro Classics: Space • Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
When government financial support for the first-ever trip to the moon dries up, three scientists must find a way to finish their space rocket and get it into orbit. After overcoming insurmountable obstacles, they finally manage to achieve their goal of spaceflight to the moon, only to find the return trip to the Earth to be the hardest part.
Starring John Archer and Warner Anderson.
DIRECTED BY IRVING PICHEL
UNITED STATES | 1950 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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