The Mouse on the Moon

The Mouse on the Moon Title Card

Released 7 May 1963

RUPERT MOUNTJOY, the Prime Minister of the world’s smallest country, Grand Fenwick, convinces the United States to provide financial aid for a space program, while intending actually to spend the money on indoor plumbing. Unfortunately, with the space race and the cold war in full spate, the Russians also want to contribute to the plucky little nation, as do the British!

And as though all of that’s wasn’t complicated enough , Mountjoy’s son VINCENT and his scientist friend PROFESSOR KOKINTZ have devised a genuine way of getting to the moon – and Vincent intends to go, both to satisfy a childhood ambition and to impress the girl of his dreams, the rebellious CYNTHIA.​

Programme Notes

A publicity photograph from this movie was used in the drama THE WORLD TEN TIMES OVER later in the year.​

The World Ten Times Over
June Ritchie as Cynthia in 'The Mouse on the Moon'
The Mouse on the Moon

Cast

Margaret Rutherford

1892-1972

Margaret Rutherford

Grand Duchess Gloriana XIII
Bernard Cribbens

1928-

Bernard Cribbens

Vincent Mountjoy
Ron Moody

1924-2015

Ron Moody

Prime Minister Rupert Mountjoy