The New Pictures, Jul. 10, 1950

Destination Moon (George Pal; Eagle Lion Classics) proves that, in Hollywood, the sky's no longer the limit. The picture speculates entertainingly in Technicolor on what may happen when man takes his first 240,000-mile flight by rocket to the moon. For a piece of science fiction, it has a surprising amount of respect for scientific fact.

What the movie mainly lacks is enough respect for fiction. It is more convincing after it gets into outer space than during its earth-bound prelude, when a group of U.S. industrialists feel compelled to sponsor the lunar expedition because...

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