2001, Artistic License, 91 min, USA, Dir: Cory McAbee

In an alternate version of the Old West, space travel is the norm and interplanetary trader Samuel Curtis sets off on a journey through the solar system, unaware that his old enemy Professor Hess is hot on his trail. Shooting on gorgeous 35mm black-and-white film, writer, director and star Cory McAbee creates an utterly unique and ambitious blend of genres: part science fiction, part Western, and part musical, THE AMERICAN ASTRONAUT is as unclassifiable as it is entertaining.

1968, Park Circus/ITV, 89 min, USA, Dir: David Lane

The daring International Rescue Team and their squadron of futuristic airships battle the villainous Black Phantom and his cohorts. With a far-out soundtrack by series composer Barry Gray.

1966, Park Circus/ITV, 93 min, USA, Dir: David Lane

Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's hit TV series "Thunderbirds Are Go!" virtually defined the Mod/Sci-Fi look with its sleek silver space-craft and cheeky dialogue ("That's F-A-B!"). This was the first of two stunning THUNDERBIRDS features shot in "SuperMarionation CinemaScope."

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