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Nude on the Moon (1961)

 -  Fantasy | Sci-Fi  -  1961 (USA)
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A rich rocket scientist organizes an expedition to the moon, which they discover is inhabited by nude women.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marietta ...
Cathy / Moon Queen
William Mayer ...
Professor Nichols
Lester Brown ...
Dr. Jeff Huntley
Pat Reilly
Ira Magee
Lacey Kelly
Shelby Livingston
Robert W. Kyorimee
Joyce M. Geary
Charles Allen
Evelyn Burke
Joyce Brooks
Hugh Brooks
Mary Lassey
R.C. Lassey ...
(as Capt. R. C. Lassey)
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Dr. Huntley and Professor Nichols are able to complete their work on a moon rocket because of an unexpected inheritance. They travel to the moon, but find a lush garden paradise rather than a barren wasteland. They are captured by virtually naked telepathic humanoids and taken in front of the Great Council. The Moon Goddess decides they should be allowed to continue their experiments, and Dr. Huntley begins falling in love with her. Professor Nichols worries about getting Huntley to return to earth. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A truly different adventure!

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Girls on the Moon  »

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When Dr. Huntley and the Professor are driving to the launch site, they pass the Variety Theater, which is showing Hideout in the Sun (1960). That film, which was Doris Wishman's first movie (Nude on the Moon was her second) launched her film making career. See more »

Goofs

When the professor tells Jeff to say goodbye to the Moon Queen, she is holding a scepter that emits smoke. As the scene switches angles, the scepter changes from her right to her left hand and back again. See more »

Quotes

Professor: [Discussing the upcoming Moon trip] Well, if all goes according to plan, we'll be back in Miami in four days.
Dr. Jeff Huntley: Then you can get to see that movie you were talking about.
[They pass the Variety Theater, showing "Hideout In The Sun" in "Nudarama"]
Professor: Oh, I saw that last night.
Dr. Jeff Huntley: But you promised me you were going to get some rest.
Professor: The picture was well worth it.
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Moon Doll
Sung by Ralph Young
Words and Music by Judy J. Kushner (as Judith J. Kushner)
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Remake Needed
16 September 2001 | by (København, Danmark) – See all my reviews

This movie has a great premise! Astronauts undertake on a mission to the moon. When they reach their destination, it appears to be overrun by dishy females in the nude. Setups for dramas of life and death, of love and betrayal... but no payoffs! The great disappointments of this gem of the sixties is that it forgets its story upon reaching the moon. Instead we see lots and lots of barely dressed girls having a good time. This plot-turn would be quite understandable if they were in fact nude, but compared to modern times, we see no more that one might hope for at a public beach. However the dialogues are amusing, and the production-design is unforgettable. "Nude on the Moon" leaves one with the hope for a modern remake (true to the title) that dares to challenge modern day Hollywood from its current puritan "make war not love" attitude and show the american youth that it is no bigger shame to flash their butts and on celuloid. Unfortunately: they dont make them like this anymore!


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