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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 ... See full summary »

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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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5 April 1962 (USA)  »

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Sally Field's film debut. See more »

Goofs

During the congratulatory dinner early in the movie, the food on top of Charlie's head changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Captain Richmond Talbot: You think I'd betray my country?
McClosky: Benedict Arnold did.
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True Love's an Apricot
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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