Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Captain's Library: DESTINATION MOON Part 1

Remember when the future was fantastic?
One of the main reasons was movie producer George Pal, who refused to go "Flash Gordon", and presented flix using then-state-of-the-art sfx and the most accurate theories about outer space science could offer at the time, like this Oscar-winning movie from 1950!
Witness the journey...tomorrow!
Script by Otto Binder, pencils by Dick Rockwell, inks by Sam Burlockoff.
The movie is loosely based on Robert A Heinlein's 1947 novel Rocket Ship Galileo
Heinlein was also a co-writer of the movie's screenplay.
In addition, Heinlein wrote an adaptation of the movie's script, which was published in Short Stories Magazine. and a behind-the-scenes article "Shooting Destination Moon" for Astounding Science Fiction.

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