Spaceways

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Spaceways
Spaceways Poster.JPG
Directed by Terence Fisher
Produced by Michael Carreras
Written by Paul Tabori
Richard Landau
Based on radio play by Charles Eric Maine
Starring Howard Duff
Eva Bartok
Cinematography Reginald H. Wyer
Edited by Maurice Rootes
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Distributed by Lippert Productions Inc
Release dates 1953
Running time 76 mins
Country UK

Spaceways is a 1953 British-American, black and white, science fiction film co-produced by Hammer Film Productions Ltd. and Lippert Productions Inc.. It was filmed entirely in England by the Hammer company, with Michael Carreras as producer-of-record and American Robert L. Lippert as uncredited co-producer, from a screenplay by Paul Tabori and Richard Landau based on a radio play by Charles Eric Maine.

The film starred Howard Duff and Eva Bartok, with Alan Wheatley, directed by Terence Fisher. It was distributed in the UK by Exclusive Films Ltd. and in the USA by Lippert Pictures Inc.

The plot dealt with the first manned spaceflight (piloted co-ed by Duff and Bartok) against the backdrop of Duff's character's failing marriage, his wife's infidelity and murder (for which Duff is suspect), and his budding romance with Bartok, who plays a renowned mathematician working on the space project.

Some of the special effects shots of the rocket taking off were taken from Rocketship X-M.

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