Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13

Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 (1996)

The making of the movie

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 1996-01-01
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 1 ratings
  • Runtime: 0h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Herzog-Cowen Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
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This is a truly terrific piece of work. The program involves Ron Howard, Jim Lovell, Marilyn Lovell, producer Brian Grazer, executive producer Todd Hallowell, visual effects supervisor Robert Legato, lead digital compositor Mark Forker, astronauts Fred Haise, Dave Scott, Apollo 13 flight director Gerald Griffin, command module systems controller Sy Lieberglot, Apollo 13 flight dynamics officer Jerry Bostick, mission control director Gene Krantz, Tom Kelly of Grumman, NASA mission operations director Christopher Kraft, daughters Susan Lovell Williams and Margaret Haise, command systems module controller John Aaron, and actors Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Kathleen Quinlan, and Ed Harris. The show offers a mix of film clips, interview segments and archival footage from the era itself to create a very informative and enjoyable documentary.

Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Trailer

  • Jim Lovell

    as Himself - Apollo 13 Commander
  • Fred Haise

    as Himself - Apollo 13 Lunar Module Pilot
  • Jack Swigert

    as Himself (archive footage)
  • Brian Grazer

    as Himself
  • Ron Howard

    as Himself
  • Tom Hanks

    as Himself
  • Bill Paxton

    as Himself
  • Gary Sinise

    as Himself
  • Kevin Bacon

    as Himself
  • Todd Hallowell

    as Himself
  • Dave Scott

    as Himself - Apollo 15 Commander
  • Ed Harris

    as Himself
  • Gerry Griffin

    as Himself - Apollo 13 Flight Director
  • Jerry Bostick

    as Himself - Apollo 13 Flight Dynamics Officer
  • Kathleen Quinlan

    as Herself
Editing Jeffrey Nachmanoff Editor
Directing Lagniappe Director
Production Lagniappe Producer
Writing Lagniappe Writer