Chasing the moon / a Robert Stone Productions film for American Experience in association with Arte France ; a production of WGBH Boston ; written, produced and directed by Robert Stone ; producers, Daniel Aegerter, Keith Haviland, Ray Rothrock
DVD | PBS | 2019 | Widescreen.

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Edition
Widescreen.
Description
3 videodiscs (approximately 6.5 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time
060000
Physical Medium
4 3/4 in.
Description
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Series
American experience (Television program)
System Details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16x9) presentation, 5.1 surround.
Cast
Featuring, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, Frank Borman, Bill Anders, Sergei Khrushchev, Poppy Northcutt, Ed Dwight.
Credits
Music, Gary Lionelli ; editors, Lindy Jankura, Robert Stone.
Note
Widescreen.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 2019 as a three episodes of the PBS television series American Experience.
Special features: Making Chasing the moon : interview with Robert Stone (11 min.); Making Chasing the moon : behind the scenes with film crew (14 min.).
Audience
Rating: NR.
Summary
Chasing the moon reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. Utilizing overlooked and lost archival material, the film features a cast of characters who played key roles in these historic events.
Contents
Disc 1: Episode/Part 1: A place beyond the sky: Cosmic quest -- Sputnik -- Wernher von Braun -- Missile program -- First man in space -- Kennedy's dilemma -- Cape Canaveral -- Media in the space race -- Ed Dwight -- Politics of space -- The mercury guys -- Kennedy's assassination --
Disc 2: Episode 2/Part 2: Earthrise: Selling the space program -- Extra-vehicular activity -- Earth orbit rendezvous -- Apollo 1 -- Investigating Apollo 1 -- Saturn 5 -- Poppy Northcutt -- Apollo 8 -- Approaching the moon -- Earth rising -- The incredible year '68 --
Disc 3: Episode 3/Part 3: Magnificent desolation: Public perception -- The Apollo 11 crew -- Cocoa Beach -- The launch -- News coverage -- Descent to the lunar surface -- Man on the moon -- Planting the flag -- Return to Earth -- World tour -- The future of space.
Language
In English; with optional Eglish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Subject
Genre/Form
Added Author
Stone, Robert, 1958-
Aegerter, Daniel,
Haviland, Keith, 1958-
Rothrock, Ray,
Aldrin, Buzz,
Collins, Michael, 1930-
Borman, Frank, 1928 March 14-
Anders, William A. (William Alison), 1933-
Khrushchev, Sergeĭ,
Northcutt, Poppy, 1943-
Dwight, Edward, Jr., 1933-
Robert Stone Productions,
American Experience Films,
ARTE France,
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
PBS Distribution (Firm),
Added Title
American experience (Television program)
Standard No.
841887041164
ISBN
9781531709419
1531709419
Music No.
AE61703 PBS
12328242 Midwest Tape
Extras
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