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The Spacesuit Film: A History, 1918-1969 by Gary Westfahl
The Spacesuit Film: A History, 1918-1969  

Here are McFarland Publishers's description of The Spacesuit Film: A History, 1918-1969 and Paul Di Filippo's Locus Online review of the book. Its complete Table of Contents is below.

Table of Contents
Don't Leave Earth Without It: Foreword by Michael Cassutt
Preflight Briefing: Introduction
1. First Flights: The Early Spacesuit Films
Space Films Before 1950
Himmelskibet (A Trip to Mars) (1918)
Frau im Mond (Woman in the Moon) (1929)
Kosmicheskiy Reys (The Space Voyage) (1935)
2. The True Frontier: The Classic Spacesuit Films
Destination Moon (1950)
Spaceways (1953)
Project Moonbase (1953)
Riders to the Stars (1954)
Gog (1954)
Conquest of Space (1955)
Disneyland: "Man and the Moon" (1955)
Satellite in the Sky (1956)
Destination Space (1959)
Men into Space (1959-1960)
3. Wild Adventures: The Melodramatic Spacesuit Films
Television Programs of the Early 1950s
Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere (1951) and Radar Men from the Moon (1952)
Rocketship X-M (1950)
Flight to Mars (1951)
Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)
Forbidden Planet (1956)
World without End (1956)
Missile to the Moon (1958), Queen of Outer Space (1958), and Nude on the Moon (1961)
From the Earth to the Moon (1958) and First Men in the Moon (1964)
The Twilight Zone (1959-1964)
12 to the Moon (1960)
The Phantom Planet (1961)
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Lost in Space (1965-1968)
The Time Tunnel: "One Way to the Moon" (1966)
In Like Flint (1967) and You Only Live Twice (1967)
The Terrornauts (1967)
Star Trek: "The Tholian Web" (1968)
Barbarella (1968)
Moon Zero Two (1969)
Döppelganger (Journey to the Far Side of the Sun) (1969)
4. Ships of Fools: The Humorous Spacesuit Films
Situation Comedies of the 1950s
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
Space Ship Sappy (1957), Outer Space Jitters (1957), and Have Rocket, Will Travel (1959)
Man in the Moon (1960)
Moon Pilot (1962)
The Road to Hong Kong (1962)
The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
Situation Comedies of the 1960s
Sergeant Dead Head (1965)
Way ... Way Out (1966)
Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon (Those Fantastic Flying Fools) (1967)
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967)
5. Space Frights: The Horrific Spacesuit Films
Alien Visitors in Spacesuits
The Quatermass Experiment (1953) and The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)
Quatermass II (1955)
King Dinosaur (1955)
20 Million Years to Earth (1957)
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)
First Man into Space (1959)
The Angry Red Planet (1959)
Journey to the Seventh Planet (1961)
The Crawling Hand (1963)
The Outer Limits (1963-1965)
The Wizard of Mars (1965)
Mutiny in Outer Space (1965)
Space Monster (Space Probe Taurus) (1965)
Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965)
Mission Mars (1968)
The Green Slime (1968)
6. Parallel Flight Paths: The Foreign-Language Spacesuit Films
The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Doroga k Zvezdam (Road to the Stars) (1957) and Luna (The Moon) (1965)
Nebo Zovyot (The Sky Calls) (1959) and Battle Beyond the Sun (1962)
Die Schweigende Stern (First Spaceship on Venus) (1960)
Baron Prášil (The Fabulous Baron Munchausen) (1961) and
Automat Na Pránķ (The Wishing Machine) (1967)
Planeta Bur (Planet of Storms) (1962), Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965), and
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1967)
Ikarie XB-1 (1963) and Voyage to the End of the Universe (1964)
Mechte Navstrechu (A Dream Come True) (1963) and Queen of Blood (1966)
Tumannost Andromedy (The Andromeda Nebula) (1967)
Italy and Western Europe
Totņ nella Luna (Totņ in the Moon) (1957)
La Morte Viene della Spazio (The Day the Sky Exploded) (1958)
Space Men (1960)
Il Pianeta degli Uomini Spenti (Battle of the Worlds) (1961)
Terrore nello Spazio (Planet of the Vampires) (1965)
Dos Cosmonautas a la Fuerza (002 Operazione Luna) (1965)
I Criminali della Galassia (The Wild, Wild Planet) (1965) and
I Diafanoidi Portano la Morte (War of the Planets) (1966)
Il Pianeta Errante (War Between the Planets) (1966) and
La Morte Viene dal Pianeta Aytin (The Snow Devils) (1967)
Raumpatrouille: Die Phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion (Space Patrol) (1966)
2 + 5: Missione Hydra (Star Pilot) (1966)
... 4 ... 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Morte (Mission Stardust) (1967)
Egypt and Mexico
Rehla ilal Kamar (Journey to the Moon) (1959)
Conquistador de la Luna (The Astronauts) (1960)
Gigantes Planetarios (Planetary Giants) (1965) and
El Planeta de las Mujeres Invasoras (Planet of the Female Invaders) (1966)
Japan and Western Asia
Chikyu Boeigun (The Mysterians) (1957) and Uchu Daisenso (Battle in Outer Space) (1959)
Kyojin to Gangu (Giants and Toys) (1958)
Yosei Gorasu (Gorath) (1962)
Kaijū Daisenso (Godzilla vs. Monster Zero) (1965) and Kaijū Sōshingeki (Destroy All Monsters) (1968)
Taekoesu Yonggary (Yongary, Monster from the Deep) (1967)
Uchū daikaijū Girara (The X from Outer Space) (1967)
7. From Reel to Real: The Rebirth and Death of Spacesuit Films
Countdown (1968)
Marooned (1969)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Television Coverage of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing (1969)
8. Return to Earth: Spacesuit Films after 1969
A Chronological Bibliography of Spacesuit Films
Bibliography of Other Works Cited

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