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The Rocket Man


The strangest aspect of the low-budget fantasy effort The Rocket Man is the fact that one of its screenwriters was [[Performer~P9126~Lenny Bruce~lennybruce]]. There's nothing scatalogical or even satirical in the film itself, however. Essentially an Andy Hardyesque comedy drama with a peripheral sci-fi slant, the story concerns a lonely orphan boy named Timmy ([[Performer~P76966~George "Foghorn" Winslow~georgewinslow]]) who receives a toy ray gun for Christmas. Only it isn't a toy, but the genuine...more