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The Space Movie

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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 20 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Tony Palmer


Created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Moon landing, British filmmaker Tony Palmer made this spectacular film about NASA's space program and in particular the lunar explorations that led to the Apollo 11 landing on the moon in July 1969. NASA provided unprecedented access to its archives and its Deep Space satellite imagery -- which Palmer weaves together with respect and a deft hand. Binding the broadly-sourced footage together was Palmer's inspired selection of a young Mike Oldfield to score...more