Die Frau im Mond


1h 27m 1929
Die Frau im Mond

Brief Synopsis

A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a successful expedition.

Film Details

Also Known As
By Rocket to the Moon, Frau im Mond, Woman in the Moon
MPAA Rating
Genre
Foreign
Silent
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1929

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m
Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White

Synopsis

A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a successful expedition.

Film Details

Also Known As
By Rocket to the Moon, Frau im Mond, Woman in the Moon
MPAA Rating
Genre
Foreign
Silent
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1929

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m
Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White

Articles

Die Frau im Mond


A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a successful expedition.
Die Frau Im Mond

Die Frau im Mond

A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a successful expedition.

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Trivia

This film shows the first countdown to launch of a rocket. Not just the first one in a movie, but the first ever: it was invented as a dramatic device for the movie. Also depicted for the first time are the use of liquid rocket fuel, a rocket with two stages, and zero gravity in space.

When the Nazis began working on war rockets, they decided the movie's rockets were too close to the truth. To preserve secrecy, they had the models destroyed and the film withdrawn from release.

German rocket scientist Hermann Oberth was hired by the studio to create a flying model of the Friede (the rocket in the movie) to launch from northern Germany on the day of the release as a publicity stunt. However, Oberth pulled out of the deal because the rocket was not working, and undue pressure from the director was causing too many frayed nerves.