Man In The Moon
William Blood is Mr. Normal, yet he is also a rather strange man. He has an inability to worry, and an inability to become ill, enabling him to make his living as a human guinea pig. One assignment, from the Common Cold Research Station, finds him sleeping in a field. On waking, he sees a beautiful woman running to the railway station. But William is also immune to women... or so he believes.
When William reports his results, he is sacked for failing to contract a cold. Setting off to find another job, he bumps into the young woman, Polly, once again. However, a team of 'NASTI' scientists have an extraordinary mission planned for William: rather than risk the lives of highly trained astronauts, they want to send him to the moon. But has William finally succumbed to the disease that is incurable - love?
Kenneth More takes the lead role opposite Shirley Anne Field in this marvellously madcap sci-fi comedy directed by Basil Dearden and jointly scripted by the multi-award winning Bryan Forbes (Whistle Down The Wind) and Oscar-nominee Michael Relph (An Unsuitable Job For A Woman).
First released: Monday 20th July 2009
- Three image galleries, including behind the scenes and publicity shots
- Original pressbook PDF
- Released: Monday 19th September 2016
- Distributor: Network
- Region: 2
- Discs: 1
- Catalogue: 7954569
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