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SUNDAY CINEMA: Enjoy the SciFi Comedy “Jules Verne’s Rocket to the Moon” (1967)

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More comedy than SciFi, 1967’s Jules Verne’s Rocket to the Moon is only very loosely based on Verne’s From the Earth to the Moon. The Bristish film — which was directed by Don Sharp and stars Burl Ives, Troy Donahue, Gert Fröbe and Terry-Thomas — was rleased as s Those Fantastic Flying Fools in the US.

The comedy of errors plot concerns Phineas T. Barnum’s attempts to send a projectile to the moon in Victorian England.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5cdR0DKsss

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