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Genres: Sci-Fi
Actors: Ken Clark , Michi Kobi , Tom Conway , Anthony Dexter , John Wengraf , Robert Montgomery Jr. , Phillip Baird , Richard Weber , Muzaffer Tema , Roger Til , Cory Devlin , Anna-Lisa , Francis X. Bushman
Director: David Bradley
Country: United States
Year: 1960
IMDB Rating: 2.4/10 (438 votes)

An international team embarks on an expedition to the moon in an uncommonly spacious rocketship. There they encounter a faceless alien intelligence who conclude that the human race is too immature and dangerous and must be destroyed.

Film Review

I have given this movie a rating of 1 because I don't know how to describe the feelings of anger and confusion that washed over me as I watched it. Twelve scientists go to the moon — taking a cocker spaniel on a leash with them, wouldn't want it to run away — and the story, though well-intentioned, was tripe, the acting was horrible, the dialogue was stupid and even the science was idiotic gobbledygook — in 1960 the screenwriters felt no need for anyone to express surprise when there was plenty of breathable air on the moon. Yes, it clearly had a budget, something in advance of the usual Roger Corman shot-on-three-days-with-what-we-found-in-the-payphone-slot amount of money. But I was getting angry because I couldn't stop watching, even as I wanted to turn the sound off, or at least jab an icepick into my ears. What was going on here…… and then it hit me: they had John Alton as the Director of Photography!Who, you ask, is John Alton? Well, I would suggest you go …

This film remains rather stilted and slow-moving and that’s not a good thing in what is essentially a 1950s style Rocketship B-Movie…it has many of the trademarks common to those…hurtling meteor storm attacks!, silly and impossible solutions to every problem usually involving shooting a rocket at something else and an intergender crew(although this one also has the daring for its time interracial crew!)…the problem with this film isn’t its story really which could have been fun but the fact we see so little of what we hear about after the fact..more on screen adventure would have been a tremendous help..the gay undertones present in this film are also disturbing and sometimes laughable(although how else could the subject have been brought up in the time?). Still deserves points for being so daring.

What’s fun about this "first men into space" movie is watching how the movie tries so hard to convince the viewer that it is in fact a serious dramatic effort displaying the "cutting edge of science" and then shoots itself in the foot over and over again with laughable special effects and goofs. I almost fell out my chair laughing when the astronauts climbed into the control room and it became instantly obvious that the astronauts were expected to sit in patio lounge chairs to help them endure the crushing stresses of lift off. And then after going through the motions of the trip to the moon – blah blah meteor showers blah blah sonic showers blah blah random lines of dialog meant to convey character and group dynamics…just before the actual embarkation onto the surface, one poor actor has to stand in front of the camera all by himself and babble into his flight log about the ‘invisible ray shield’ that is supposed to keep his helmet sealed…instead of, you know,…

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