Destination Moon 78 RPM Disk

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Destination Moon wass a 1950 American science fiction feature film produced by George Pal, who later produced When Worlds Collide, The War of the Worlds, and The Time Machine. Pal commissioned the script by James O’Hanlon and Rip Van Ronkel. The film was directed by Irving Pichel, was shot in Technicolor and was distributed in the USA by Eagle-Lion Classics.

A highly condensed version of the story was released on a 78 rpm disk by Capitol Records in 1950 as part of the “Bozo Approved” series, under the title of Destination Moon. The narrator was Tom Reddy; Billy May composed incidental and background music. The story took considerable liberties with the film’s plot and characters, though the general shape of the story remains. Listen and Enjoy.


One Response to Destination Moon 78 RPM Disk

  1. OffisaPups says:

    Hmmm, I wonder if this was the inspiration for the They Might Be Giants song “Destination Moon.”

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