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Excerpt from Destination Moon (1950)

by Nicholas Sammond

This scene from the 1950 film Destination Moon features a diegetic animated short featuring Woody Woodpecker where aerodynamics, technology, and physics of rockets and space travel are explained. This clip provides an example of animation being used to entertain and explain complex scientific concepts.

Excerpt from Destination Moon (1950)

This scene from Destination Moon explains the physics of space travel with the iconic animated character Woody Woodpecker.

from Destination Moon (1950)
Creator: Irving Pichel
Posted by Nicholas Sammond