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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

Loose adaptation of Jules Verne's From the Earth to the Moon.

The clash of incompetent inventors over how to get a man to the moon attracts American showman PT Barnum, who galvanises the venture. However rivalry, jealousy, and idiocy undermine the high-profile project every step of the way.

Last on

Sat 1 Mar 2014 06:15 BBC Two

Credits

Anna Lindstrom
Renate von Holt
Phineas T Barnum
Burl Ives
Sir Harry Washington-Smythe
Terry-Thomas
Gaylord Sullivan
Troy Donahue
Sir Charles Dillworthy
Lionel Jeffries
Warrant Officer
Stratford Johns
Bertram Grundle
Graham Stark
Professor Siegfried von Bullow
Gert Frobe
The Duke of Barset
Dennis Price
Madelaine
Daliah Lavi
Angelica
Hermione Gingold
Lady Electra
Judy Cornwell
Henri
Edward de Souza
General Tom Thumb
Jimmy Clitheroe
Don Sharp
Writer
Dave Freeman

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