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Conquest of Space

1955 film by Byron Haskin

Conquest of Space

Released 1955 (67 years, 9 months ago)

Director Byron Haskin
Duration 81 minutes
Genre science fiction film
Composer Nathan Van Cleave
Production company Paramount Pictures
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Philip Yordan
Producer George Pal

About Conquest of Space

Conquest of Space, the 1955 science fiction film directed by Byron Haskin, takes audiences on a journey to the moon. The film follows a group of astronauts on a mission to establish a permanent base on the lunar surface. However, the crew faces numerous challenges, including equipment malfunctions and interpersonal conflicts, as they attempt to complete their mission.

Despite its impressive special effects for the time, Conquest of Space received mixed reviews upon its release. Some critics praised the film's visuals and ambitious storyline, while others criticized its slow pacing and lack of character development. However, the film has since gained a cult following among science fiction enthusiasts.

Conquest of Space is notable for its depiction of space travel during the Cold War era, as well as its use of religious themes. The film's portrayal of the astronauts as devout Christians has been interpreted as a reflection of the cultural and political climate of the time.

Overall, Conquest of Space is a fascinating artifact of 1950s science fiction cinema, offering a glimpse into the fears and aspirations of the era.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


78 years, 5 months,


41 years, 3 months, 6 days

Born first

23 October 1914

Died first

28 September 1966

Born last

5 March 1926

Died last

5 June 1996

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