June 2, 1950: Rocketship X-M

“The screen’s FIRST story of man’s conquest of space!”

Rocketship_X-M-1950Rocketship X-M (a.k.a. Expedition Moon and originally Rocketship Expedition Moon) is an American black-and-white science fiction film from Lippert Pictures, the first outer space adventure of the post-World War II era. The film was produced and directed by Kurt Neumann and stars Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery, Jr., Hugh O’Brian, and Morris Ankrum.

Rocketship X-M tells the story of a Moon expedition that, through a series of unforeseen events, winds up traveling instead to distant Mars. Once on the planet, its crew discovers the remnants of a Martian civilization destroyed long ago by atomic war and now reverted to barbarism. [Wikipedia]Cinema-US-06-02-1950

Watch the trailer on the TrashTrailers YouTube Channel.

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