I. Movie Title: The Right Stuff II. Major Characters: Chuck Yeager, John Glenn, Alan Sheppard,

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I. Movie Title: The Right Stuff II. Major Characters: Chuck Yeager, John Glenn, Alan Sheppard, Gordo Cooper, Gus Grissom III. Historical Time Period: America in the 1940’s (during space exploration) IV. Film Plot: This film pretty much is all about the advances in American technology and how it affected the space race against the Soviets. It revolves around the Mercury 7 crew and test pilots competing with Soviets for the race to outer space. V. Film summary: The Right Stuff begins during the time of 1947, on an an air force base called Muroc Army Air Field. At this time many test pilots are trying out new advanced air craft carriers that are capable of breaking the sound barrier. At this time, Chuck Yeager is offered to test the X-1,…show more content…
Throughout the film he never gave up and always tried his hardest even when things went all wrong. He is a character that I think many people would look up to. VII. This Film helps enhance ones historical knowledge about the Space Race and how American space travel developed. Also, how we began to make efforts in beating the soviets. The film portrays how Mercury 7 innovations created programs that we use as a basis for our space programs today. VIII. Awards Received: won four oscars, and also won a blue ribbon award (www.imdb.com) IX. My Ratings: I thoroughly enjoyed the movie The Right Stuff because it was very interesting and kept me hooked the entirety. Also, I feel like it really captured the effect of the tying in historical events to a enjoyable plot. The film as very knowledgeable but on a level that people can understand and put a visual to the actually development in the technology for the space race. I would give this movie a rating of 4 stars. X. Parent Signature: _____________________________________________________ I. Movie Title: The Natural II. Major Characters: Roy Hobbs, Pop Fischer, The judge, Iris III. Historical Time Period: America in the 1920’s and 1930’s IV. Film Plot: A film about a “natural” at baseball that gets back into the game after making 16 years worth of bad decisions and recovery from those choices. V. Film summary: The Natural starts when the main character, Roy Hobbes, was a little boy. His father

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