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On the Threshold of Space (1956)

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Guy Madison's normally hairy chest was completely shaved for his two "beefcake" scenes with co-star Virginia Leith. See more »

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Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #6.27 (1956) See more »

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This is a MUST if you have followed the space program from the begining.
14 May 2001 | by (United States, Florida) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in 1959 and again in the 1970's and it reminded me how much research and testing went into the space program before John Glenn made his historic entry into space. This film is a must for younger people to see what went on before they were born and how the space program began. Stand back and look at it today and see just how far we have come in just 42 years.


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