Conquest of Space1955
Released on April 20 of 1955 in the USA, "Conquest of Space" (also known as "Conquista dello spazio, La", "Eroberung des Weltalls, Die", "Mars Project") is a Science Fiction film directed by Byron Haskin, and written by Philip Yordan (adaptation) and James O'Hanlon . Walter Brooke and Eric Fleming are starring, alongside Mickey Shaughnessy, Phil Foster, William Redfield and William Hopper.
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Who is the director of "Conquest of Space":
Conquest of Space was directed by Byron Haskin, an American cinematographer, director, and writer.
Before directing Conquest of Space, Byron Haskin had directed Long John Silver, released in 1954, The Naked Jungle (1954), His Majesty O'Keefe (1954), The War of the Worlds (1953), Denver and Rio Grande (1952), and Tarzan's Peril (1951). Since, he directed From the Earth to the Moon, released in 1958, Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964), The Power (1968).
What was the release date of "Conquest of Space":
Conquest of Space was first released on Wednesday, April 20, 1955, in the United States.. This was sixty-four (64) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, July 15, 1955 in Germany and on Tuesday, July 26, 1955 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Conquest of Space":
At the casting of Conquest of Space we find Walter Brooke, previously seen in Desperate Journey (1942) and The Gay Sisters (1942); Eric Fleming (Queen of Outer Space (1958), The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)); Mickey Shaughnessy (From Here to Eternity (1953), The Marrying Kind (1952)) [ more... ]
- Mickey Shaughnessy, John Dennis and Joan Shawlee also appeared together in From Here to Eternity, released in 1953.
- William Hopper and Walter Brooke also worked together in The Male Animal, released in 1942.
What is the Storyline of "Conquest of Space":
As a space crew approach Mars, the general becomes increasingly disturbed, and as they come in for a landing and the "space speed indicator" approaches zero, he suddenly says "We haven't the right!" and puts on full throttle. The captain, his son, struggles with him, wrenches his hand from the throttle, and brings the ship in to a rough but safe landing. The general makes a further sabotage attempt. In a fight with his son they struggle for a gun and it goes off, killing the general.
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