Oscar Movies: Destination Moon (1950)

Warner

Sci-fi writer Robert Heinlein contributed to this prophetic tale of sending men to the moon (which would occur almost two decades later). It’s directed by Irving Pichel, with the sets based on the illustrations by Chesly Bonestell.

 

Oscar Nominations: 2

Special Effects

Art Direction-Set Decoration: Ernst Fegte; George Sawley

 

Oscar Awards: 1

Special Effects

Oscar Context:

 

The Art Direction Oscar went to Samson and Delilah