Notes About the Violence
From the Earth to the Moon was an HBO miniseries back in 1998. The twelve episodes move through the Mercury and Apollo missions. It stays close to the facts, but is dramatized for more fun and interest. Each episode has a different style adding to the enjoyment.
The recreating many views of the missions out in space giving a new perspective.
Opening scene, just skip, just going over violence of the time in the world
NOTE...for the next fifteen minutes, violent news footage is shown intermittently, which are captured in the following scenes, or you could just go to 1:21 and skip it all
War scenes are shown at the beginning
Music ends and "February" is shown on the screen at 1:00:00 on dvd
1:02 - April on the screen...you can just listen...pretty short
More news footage
"It is the biggest rocket anyone has ever seen..."
1:04 Rocket lifting off
I can feel the shock wave in my chest...just listen here as well
"Who do you thinks gonna win?"
"McCarthy...He'll definitely take Chicago"
"What are you crazy? The guy hasn't won in two or three weeks"
Mrs. Borman is shown drinking and watching the news...again, just listen
More news footage
August on the screen...quiet music
"This is what we think is their rocket...began rolling it out three days ago"
Ok let's go, let's do it..if we're going to send these boys to the moon, let's not just make a circumlunar flight to beat the soviets. We have to stay in lunar orbit for a while...just listen again
More new footage around the world
October on the screen...song ends
"Good evening, this The World...the Soviet news agency...
T Minus 15..14...you here the countdown...time to just listen one more time
News footage mixed with launch images
"Looking good at two minutes... allengines running at 10 mikes altitude"
"Mike, you caught me. I came up here by myself last week to practice"
"Well, we knew there had to be an explanation"
Frank Borman throws up
"We had a little food spill. We're gonna need a few minutes to clean it up"
"Roger that Apollo 8"