From the earth to the moon

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Physical Desc
5 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Special features of this DVD set: Behind the scenes featurette: a 30 minute featurette that includes interviews with members of cast and crew, including executive producer Tom Hanks, as well as key members of NASA ; special effects featurette: a making-of featurette detailing how leading effects companies collaborated to create the state-of-the-art computer-generated visuals in From the Earth to the Moon ; President John F. Kennedy's historic speech: The President's special message to Congress on 25 May 1961 that detailed the nation's urgent need to take a leading role in space achievement ; Out of this solar system: a glimpse at galaxies, black holes and stars outside our solar system ; A brief history of famous astronomers: biographies of important astronomers, astrophysicists and other scientists who have contributed to our knowledge of the universe ; History of the moon: the origin and evolution of the Earth's moon ; the space race: a timeline of both the USA and USSR space programs ; six original promotional trailers as seen on HBO.
General Note
This twelve part docu-drama is based in part on the book, A man on the moon by Andrew Chaikin.
Creation/Production Credits
Executive producer, Tom Hanks ; director of photography, Gale Tattersall ; production designer, Richard Toyon.
David Andrews, Tim Daly, Cary Elwes, Al Franken, Tony Goldwyn, Chris Isaak, Stephen Root, Nick Searcy, Kevin Pollack, Joe Spano, Mark Harmon, Clint Howard, Diana Scarwid, Adam Baldwin, Harve Presnell, Jobeth Williams, Blythe Danner, Tom Hanks.
"Follows the course of the great American dream as it becomes reality through the voyages of the Apollo astronauts in their mission to place a man on the moon." --container.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
Emmy Award; Outstanding mini-series.
Golden Globe; Best mini-series.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Grazer, B., Bostick, M., Chaikin, A., Daly, T., Franken, A., Pollak, K., Harmon, M., Scarwid, D., Verica, T., Presnell, H., Andrews, D., Williams, J., Mostow, J., Fleder, G., Carson, D., Turteltaub, J., Frankel, D., Yost, G., Zanuck, L. F., Field, S., Danner, B., Howard, R., Marshall, F., Elwes, C., Root, S., & Hanks, T. (2005). From the earth to the moon (Signature edition). HBO Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brian Grazer et al.. 2005. From the Earth to the Moon. HBO Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brian Grazer et al.. From the Earth to the Moon HBO Home Video, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Grazer, Brian, et al. From the Earth to the Moon Signature edition, HBO Home Video, 2005.

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