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Moon Pilot (1962)

 -  Family | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  5 April 1962 (USA)
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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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Capt. Richmond Talbot
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Maj. Gen. John M. Vanneman
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McClosky aka 'Mac'
Dany Saval ...
Lyrae
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Sen. Henry McGuire
Kent Smith ...
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Walter Talbot
Simon Scott ...
Medical Officer
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Agent Brown
Sarah Selby ...
Mrs. Celia Talbot
Dick Whittinghill ...
Col. Briggs
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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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Kuu kiikarissa  »

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Sally Field's film debut. See more »

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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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cutesy-pie
16 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is cute little trick of a film. In the early days of space flights, it was time for a send-up. And the great character actor edmond O'Brien, was terrific as the "hard as nails" security agent. A treat for us Disney fans.

The comic highlight of the film is the "parade of usual suspects", when San francisco beatnik chicks are brought in for review. A real HOOT!

The alien chick is disarmingly funny, and I wish she could have had more films after this one. She was so fine, I wanted to sign up for astronaut training.

The pacing is slow, and the humor is formulaic, but I still get a chuckle out of this minor classic.


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