Flight to Mars

Release Date: November 11, 1951
Starring: Cameron Mitchell as Steve Abbott
Marguerite Chapman as Alita
Arthur Franz as Dr. Jim Barker
Director: Lesley Selander
Writer: Arthur Strawn
Music: Marlin Skiles
Cinematogapher: Harry Neumann
Editor: Richard V. Heermance
Distributor: Monogram Pictures
Producer: Walter Mirisch
Time: color 72 min.

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Interesting Tidbits

Flight to Mars reuses almost all the cabin interior details from Rocketship X-M

The Plot

The story involves the arrival on Mars of an American scientific expedition team, who discover an underground-dwelling, dying civilization of Martians. They are anatomically human, and are suspicious of the earthmen's motives, with the majority of the governing body finally deciding to keep the earthmen prisoner.