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Man in the Moon (1960)

Scientists are looking for a man to send up to be the first man on the moon. A man immune to worry, disease and even the common cold. They think they have found him until the impossible happens at Woomera...

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Scientists are looking for a man to send up to be the first man on the moon. A man immune to worry, disease and even the common cold. They think they have found him until the impossible happens at Woomera...

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23 January 1961 (Sweden)  »

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Shirley Anne Field was dubbed by Nikki Van der Zyl. See more »

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Dr. Wilmot: I love spending public money; so much more satisfying than spending one's own.
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freeze me, heat me, spin me, beat me
30 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

Lighthearted British comedy about a man immune to everything who gets hired for a space flight. Although most of the humor in "Man in the Moon" is of the more subtle type, a wacky scene takes place in the Common Cold Research Center, where they have a constant wind blowing. And then of course, there's a surprise when the man lands on the, ahem, moon. But overall, I'd say that the best thing about this movie is Shirley Anne Field. What a babe! Obviously, space travel was still in its infancy at this point, and an actual moon landing was still a few years away. No matter. It's an enjoyable movie. You're sure to like it.

PS: Charles Gray, who plays Leo, also played Dikko in "You Only Live Twice".


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