Share

Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

Project Moon Base Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Project Moonbase is a "feature film" cobbled together from several episodes of the unsold TV science fiction series "Ring Around the Moon." Set in the future -- 1970, that is -- the film takes place on a huge space station, where a group of pilots and scientists draw up plans to establish a U.S. military base on the moon. This project is nearly stymied by foreign spy Dr. Wernher (Larry Johns), who is exposed when he cannot answer a few simple questions about the Brooklyn Dodgers (it's that kind of film). The story comes to an abrupt conclusion when female colonel Breiteis (Donna Martell) -- pronounced "Bright Eyes"! -- and male major Moore (Ross Ford) are married on the surface of the moon, with the President of the United States (Ernestine Barrier) presiding via two-way television. Though the sets and special effects are impressive, the storyline is rather infantile. Surprisingly, Project Moonbase was co-scripted by Robert A. Heinlein. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Donna Martell
as Col. Britels
Hayden Rorke
as Gen. Greene
Ross Ford
as Maj. Moore
Barbara Morrison
as Polly Prattles
Ernestine Barrier
as Mme. President
James Craven
as Commodore Carlson
John Hedloe
as Adjutant

Crew

Richard Talmadge
Director
Herschel Burke Gilbert
Composer (Music Score)
Roland Gross
Editor
Advertisement