Phineas T Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into the side of a Welsh mountain, but money troubles, spies and saboteurs ensure that the plan is doomed before it starts. Written by
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26 July 1967 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Those Fantastic Flying Fools
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Richard Boyd-Barrett, Irish politician, was born in November 1967, son of Sinead Cusack and Vincent Dowling. See more
Phineas T. Barnum
A common device for swindling! In my day you'd be led to a room with a gun on the table. The door would be closed. A shot would ring out. A woman would scream.
Captain Sir Harry Washington Smythe
I say, I did so like the part about the woman screaming!
Closing credits: and Queen Victoria JOAN STERNDALE BENNETT God Bless her! See more
We Must Always Trust the Stranger
Music and Lyrics by Ron Goodwin
Performed by Mike Clifford
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