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Moon Pilot (1962)

Not Rated | | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 5 April 1962 (USA)
Away on a short leave before an upcoming moon launch, a NASA astronaut disappears and is feared kidnapped when the security services learn about his friendship with a suspected foreign female spy.

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An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautions, a young woman who may be an enemy spy succeeds in making contact with the captain. The captain eventually discovers that this woman is not an enemy but rather a friend from a very unusual source. Written by dinky-4

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Family | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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5 April 1962 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Film debut of Sally Field. See more »

Goofs

As Richmond and Lyrae talk at the telescope overlooking the bay, the wind is causing Richmond's unbuttoned suit coat to billow quite a bit. As he turns to his left, and a new shot begins, his coat is suddenly buttoned. See more »

Quotes

Senator Henry McGuire: I know mothers. I had one.
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Featured in L'ami public numéro un: L'usine à rêves (1962) See more »

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The Void
Written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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out of this world!
25 September 2000 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

Pun aside, this really is a great movie. I don't know why it wasn't one of Disney's bigger hits. Anyway, the plot concerns an unwilling astronaut who meets up with an alien shortly before he needs to leave for the space center. And the alien has a very important message for him! Then when the astronaut disappears to talk with the alien, Federal Security and some high-ranked Air Force men get involved in the search! If you can find this movie somewhere, definitely buy it! I'm anxiously waiting for Disney to reissue this movie on video, like they've been doing with so many of their old classic comedies.


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