In the not-too-distant future of 1970, the United States is considering building bases on the Moon, and send a female colonel and two men to investigate. One of the men turns out to be a foreign spy, and the entire operation--and the future of the free world--is in danger. Written by
Marty McKee <mailto:email@example.com>
They found romance 100,000 miles from the earth!
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Did You Know?
This movie and Cat-Women of the Moon
(1953) were made using some of the same sets and costumes. Both use spacesuits from Destination Moon
(1950), but Project Moon Base had new helmets made instead. The two films were then released within one day of each other. See more
The story takes place in 1972 where space travel is accepted, yet early in the movie the airplane used is propeller driven. With all of the other spacecraft special effects, it would seem reasonable to project commercial air travel into the future as well. [Disputed: Faulty reasoning. By 1953, all the forms of air travel in use today, 2014, had already been invented and were in use. We were still using propellor-driven aircraft in the 1970s. We still are today.] See more
[a saboteur has just caused the ship to make an unplanned landing on the Moon. The commander is being helped off her bunk by the second in command, a seasoned pilot who had trained thoroughly for the flight, only to have been replaced by her at the last minute. She has been making snarky, catty comments at and about him the whole trip, but now she looks up at him in alarm
Bill, I muffed it!
What'll we do?
Maj. Bill Moore
Take it easy. Come on.
[Helps her off her couch
But you don't understand! ...
Referenced in Cat-Women of the Moon