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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'
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Walter Talbot
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Mrs. Celia Talbot
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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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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 »

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Senator Henry McGuire: If it ever got out that we shot this fine American boy around the moon without letting him say goodbye to his mom, oh.
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Watch it for Dany Saval
5 February 2000 | by (The Beach) – See all my reviews

Wry satire skewing the government, the military, and the space program at a time when there wasn't that many films taking aim at those agencies. This was the Kennedy era after all, and Disney didn't make that many satires. Tom Tyron ("Texas John Slaughter")is good as the astronaut but French actress Dany Saval ("Boeing, Boeing") makes the film worth watching. The support actors fail to bring the script alive (good actors but dry direction lets them sway in the wind). Tommy Kirk appears in a very small, but adult role.


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