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Destination Moon as Migrant Narrative

by Curtis Marez

Based on a story by Robert Heinlein (who also co-wrote the screenplay), Destination Moon (1950) represents the launch of a rocket with the Spanish name "Luna" in ways that recall the conventions of terrestrial migration narratives.

Voyage to the Moon as Migrant Narrative

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A group of space travelers take their leave of loved ones, blast off for the moon

from Destination Moon (1950)
Creator: Irving Pichel
Distributor: Image Entertainment
Posted by Curtis Marez