Claude Rains, Wendell Corey, Christopher Plummer and Martin Brooks opened on Broadway as the principal occupants of a rocket returning from the first trip to the moon. As they approach the earth, a seizure of fear descends upon certain unnamed nations, and a vast atomic war erupts. Within an hour the war is over, and the world is destroyed. Written three years before the launching of the first space satellite.
"The most provocative play of the season ... A lively and imaginative theatre piece." - Washington Star. "A moving drama of stature. It is couched in pungent language (and) beauty of expression ... Will keep you on the edge of your seat right d