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First Man Into Space

First Man Into Space (1959)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1959 Wide

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Filmed not long after the launch of Russia's Sputnik satellite, First Man Into Space benefited from a surface realism made possible by enhanced public knowledge of space-travel jargon and paraphernalia. Dashing astronaut Lt. Dan Prescott (Bill Edwards) disappears from view when his experimental spacecraft vanishes in a mysterious cloud. The space capsule returns to Earth, covered in a bizarre extraterrestrial coating. Shortly thereafter, a hulking, half-human creature raids a blood bank, killing

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Space Age hardware footage (including cockpit shots of Chuck Yeager) meets rampaging space-mutant theatrics.

March 5, 2007 Full Review Source: DVDJournal.com
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Outer space chills and creeps, pretty dated.

January 5, 2005
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I've seen a lot of sci-fi films that didn't make as much sense as this one does.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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