Man and the Moon (television) Television show; aired on December 28, 1955. Directed by Ward Kimball. Rerun in 1959 as Tomorrow the Moon. The show takes a look at how scientists are preparing for a flight to the moon, beginning with a live-action segment and then going into animation as the rocket ship takes off to film the backside of the moon. Dr. Wernher von Braun worked as a technical adviser and appeared in the film.