6.5/10
56
1 user

Icarus Montgolfier Wright (1962)

The film is set in the near future, on August 22, 1970. A man sleeps in the New Mexico desert. He the pilot of the upcoming first flight to the Moon, and the rocket which will transport him... See full summary »

Director:

Osmond Evans

Writers:

Ray Bradbury (original story), Ray Bradbury (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
James Whitmore ... (voice)
Ross Martin ... Icarus Montgolfier Wright (voice)
Edit

Storyline

The film is set in the near future, on August 22, 1970. A man sleeps in the New Mexico desert. He the pilot of the upcoming first flight to the Moon, and the rocket which will transport him there is waiting nearby. The narrator informs us that the man is called Jedediah Prentiss. He was born in 1938, graduated from college in 1959, and became a licensed rocket pilot in 1965. The narrator claims that this an insignificant name, and that nobody has ever heard of Ptentiss. Prentiss dreams and his identity changes through the dream. In 900 BC, he is Icarus. His father (an unnamed Daedalus) wakes him up and prepares him for a flight over the Aegean Sea, by use of wax wings. In 1783, he is one of the Montgolfier brothers in France. He and and his brothers prepare for their first flight with a hot air balloon over the Atlantic Ocean. In 1903, he is one of the Wright brothers. He and his brother prepare for their first flight with the Wright Flyer in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Back in 1970, ... Written by Dimos I

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Animation | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1962 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Format Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Wilbur Wright (1867-1912) and Orville Wright (1871-1948) were American inventors and aviation pioneers. They are credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. On December 17, 1903, their "Wright Flyer" performed the first successful flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed