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Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "First Men In The Moon"(1964)
56.com ^ | 1964 | H.G. Wells

Posted on 06/22/2014 11:12:38 AM PDT by ReformationFan



TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Science; TV/Movies; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: 1899; 1964; dynamation; edwardjudd; hgwells; lioneljeffries; marthahyer; mfasa; moon; nathanjuran; rayharryhausen; sciencefiction; scifi
The recent passing of the lovely Martha Hyer along with the upcoming 45th anniversary of the moon landing provides the inspiration for the pick for this week's feature. Featuring the memorable effects and figures of the late great Ray Harryhausen, this memorable sci-fi adventure was one of Miss Hyer's most popular films and one where she got to be the primary instead of the secondary leading lady. It's also fun in retrospect to see how 1964 filmmakers and viewers imagined something that would become reality only 5 years later. You'll have to sit through a few Asian KFC commercials before the film starts. Enjoy!
1 posted on 06/22/2014 11:12:38 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan; RansomOttawa; Silentgypsy; 1010RD; Gefn

ping


2 posted on 06/22/2014 11:15:40 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

Wow forgot about 56.com. They’ve gotten a little faster.


3 posted on 06/22/2014 11:16:04 AM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: ReformationFan

Dynamation!


4 posted on 06/22/2014 11:18:59 AM PDT by Argus
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To: ReformationFan
A wonderful motion picture!
5 posted on 06/22/2014 11:29:34 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Argus; ReformationFan

6 posted on 06/22/2014 11:31:10 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

That movie was eerily accurate and NASA is hiding what really happened when Buss, Neil and their beautiful passenger went inside of the moon!!


7 posted on 06/22/2014 11:33:08 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: ReformationFan

Cavorite

8 posted on 06/22/2014 11:33:47 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: ReformationFan

The dancing hamburger patty was far too raunchy for family TV

lol


9 posted on 06/22/2014 11:35:04 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Dallas59

bubble girl?

http://z.56.com/c_262916/

everybody was kangaroo fighting....

http://z.56.com/c_262912/


10 posted on 06/22/2014 11:38:26 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

great idea for a lander, it won’t matter which side settles on the bottom


11 posted on 06/22/2014 11:39:04 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: ReformationFan

I love this movie!!


12 posted on 06/22/2014 11:40:08 AM PDT by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: Thorliveshere

“Poor Cavor! He did have such a terrible cold. “


13 posted on 06/22/2014 11:51:59 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: ReformationFan

science fiction ain’t my bag


14 posted on 06/22/2014 1:01:12 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

probably not a lot of real science in that film


15 posted on 06/22/2014 1:01:40 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: ReformationFan

I watched a good yesterday,”coach Carter”


16 posted on 06/22/2014 1:01:51 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: GeronL

I prefer chick flicks and inspirational


17 posted on 06/22/2014 1:02:32 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: ReformationFan
Harryhausen and H. G. Wells? Sold!
18 posted on 06/22/2014 1:02:36 PM PDT by RansomOttawa (tm)
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To: ReformationFan

There was a movie about a trip to the moon that I saw as a kid on TV, which gave me nightmares. I don’t recall the name but it wasn’t this one. I suppose it was similar to the low-budget, objectively terrible horror films from the 50’s. When the crew got to the moon they had been told to not venture out in direct sunlight because they could roast to death, so they had to stay in the shadows. There were also creatures on the moon who were sort of giant rock monsters. (Maybe Harryhausen was involved in that.) Naturally these two plot elements worked together.


19 posted on 06/22/2014 2:02:56 PM PDT by wideminded
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To: wideminded

I like Zsa Zsa in The Queen of Outer Space:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPtvfd8CLiQ


20 posted on 06/22/2014 3:34:06 PM PDT by JohnnyP
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To: ReformationFan

full movie, but one has to sign in because it’s unrated. The fact that it’s a flagrant violation of copyright law doesn’t seem to bother YouTube, however.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kluFCOaUmOs


21 posted on 06/22/2014 6:19:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Youtube is pretty vigilant about blocking uploads of newer films, I guess they are a bit lax about hunting down older ones or maybe the copyright owners have not complained.


22 posted on 06/22/2014 6:20:37 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: JohnnyP

Thanks. I must admit I haven’t seen that one yet.


23 posted on 06/22/2014 6:27:35 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: SunkenCiv; GeronL

You have to pay $2.99 for it.


24 posted on 06/22/2014 6:30:13 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan
Amazing that they went from this to '2001,' in just five years.

I would love to see a futuristic space movie that's based on something remotely scientific.

25 posted on 06/22/2014 6:33:28 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: ReformationFan

oh


26 posted on 06/22/2014 7:41:39 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: ReformationFan

Hulu has a 1975 Russian movie about 3 kids forced to take over a space mission when their adult commander is quarantined.

http://www.hulu.com/watch/598224


27 posted on 06/22/2014 10:42:35 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: ReformationFan

Thank you!


28 posted on 06/23/2014 9:48:14 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (Mind your atomic bonds.)
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To: ReformationFan

I was afraid that the whole thing would be in Chinese lol!


29 posted on 06/23/2014 9:54:35 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (Mind your atomic bonds.)
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