First Men In The Moon

The First Men in the Moon


Written by Mark Gatiss (screenplay) and H.G. Wells (novel). Directed by Damon Thomas.

In 1969 the Apollo moon landing is to be televised internationally but at a country fair in England a small boy named Jim meets the 90-year-old Julius Bedford who tells him that in 1909, as a struggling writer, he met the eccentric Professor Cavor, inventor of Cavorite, a gravity-defying substance which they used to build a sphere, which took them to the Moon.
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First broadcast October 2010

First Men in the Moon on IMDB

1. Capture
2. Selenites
3. Wouldn’t Believe