Not Rated | | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.
Televised as early as 20 June 1948 by WTMJ (Channel 3) in Milwaukee.
There! There they go. That faint beam of light.
Raymond Passworthy: I feel that what we've done is monstrous.
Oswald Cabal: What they've done is magnificent.
Raymond Passworthy: Will they come back?
Oswald Cabal: Yes, and go again and again, until a landing is made and the moon is conquered. This is only a beginning.
Raymond Passworthy: And...
Near the end of the film, we hear the helicopter's rotor slowing almost to a stop whilst it's still descending at constant speed.
During the opening credits, as the title is revealed, the shadow over the letters is removed as if the clouds in the background are blowing past it.
Available in a colorized version on DVD and Blu-ray.