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Mission Stardust (1967)
"...4 ...3 ...2 ...1 ...morte" (original title)

G  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  November 1968 (USA)
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A team of astronauts is sent to the moon to rescue an alien who is seeking help to save her dying race. They are attacked by a force of bandit robots and discover that enemy spies are out to kill the alien.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lang Jeffries ...
Maj. Perry Rhodan
Essy Persson ...
Thora
Luis Dávila ...
Captain Mike Bull
Pinkas Braun ...
Arkin
Stefano Sibaldi ...
Dr. Frank Haggard
Daniel Martín ...
Captain Flipper
...
Dr. Manoli
John Bartha ...
General Roon (as Janos Bartha)
John Karlsen ...
Crest
Ann Smyrner ...
Dr. Sheridan
Lisa Halvorsen ...
Nurse Silva
Tom Felleghy ...
Mr. Moreland
Gino Marturano
Mirella Pamphili ...
(as Mirella Pompili)
Dakar ...
(as Aleyandro Barrera)
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Storyline

This film is based on the popular pulp novel series Perry Rhodan. The story begins with the spacecraft Stardust being launched from Earth to explore the moon in an attempt to discover new deposits of a new element, much more powerful than Uranium or any other source of energy ever discovered. The plot takes a split approach with the Stardust being taken over by a mysterious force, causing it to land on the Dark side of the Moon, and out of contact with Earth. Meanwhile on earth, an organized crime boss has planted an agent amongst the crew of the Stardust to attempt to take the energy source somehow, if it is found. Soon Perry Rhodan and his crew discover an alien starship which has had to make an emergency landing on the Moon due to technical problems. The ship is commanded by the Alien Crest and the beautiful captain Thora. They are informed that Crest, one of the last great scientists of their dying civilization is very ill.The Stardust's Doctor is asked to examine Crest and he ... Written by Rich Sensale

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The science fiction film that staggers the imagination!


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November 1968 (USA)  »

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Mission Stardust  »

Box Office

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ESP 11,450,477 (Spain)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

To accomplish the effect of an invisible forcefield being pressed against a man, the FX dept used a pane of glass. Unfortunately, you can see a reflection of the actor and a prop in his hands in it at 56:43 or so. See more »

Quotes

Thora: [to Perry Rhodan] Your eyes are very quick... just like your hands.
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Seli
Composed by Marcello Giombini
[Performed by Edda Dell'Orso and Cantori Moderni Di Alessandroni (uncredited)]
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wait a minute, confusion abounds!
20 August 2004 | by (Minneapolis MN USA) – See all my reviews

I have seen listings for "4-3-2-1 Morte", and "Orbital Mortal" as seperate films. other data suggests 2 films produced at the same time with much the same cast and crew. titles are listed for US english dubbed releases years ago, as "Countdown To Death", and "Mission Stardust". Now this listing says it's all one film, and I have serious doubts. I love "Mission Stardust", though I agree it is not a very faithful Rhodan adaptation. as for the poor effects, I strongly disagree. Antonino Margherhetti's spaceship effects are top notch for the time of the film, and quite lovely in design. Excellent special effects work from a moonlighting director, who had started italian cinematic SF with "Assignment Outer Space"!


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