The Collins Story – Connecting the Moon to the Earth: Live from the Moon

In association with Busbee Communications, Wired Production Group is ecstatic to announce “The Collins Story – Connecting the Moon to the Earth: Live from the Moon” is complete!

The Collins Story - Connecting the Moon to the Earth: Live from the Moon

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon, the Arthur A. Collins Legacy Association is looking forward to entertaining audiences with another look into the history of Collins Radio and it’s contributions to the success of Apollo 11, the safe return of Apollo 13, and the overall accomplishments of the Apollo program.

In a statement published by Busbee Communications, Annette Busbee explains the importance of the new documentary, “Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, citizens of Earth gathered around televisions to witness the first man to step onto the moon’s surface and hear him say, ‘That’s one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.’ The people of Collins Radio – based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa – played an early role in determining how that historic moment could be broadcast live.”

Cedar Rapids, Iowa Showtimes

Premiere: Saturday, July 20, 10:30 a.m. at Collins Road Theatres. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Encore Presentations: Monday, July 22, 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday, July 23, 2:45 p.m. at Cedar Rapids Public Library in Whipple Auditorium

Des Moines, Iowa Showtimes

– Saturday, July 20, 5:30 p.m. at Des Moines Science Center

Possible encore presentation to follow if the first presentation sells out

Admission is FREE. DVDs of the movie will be available for sale after the show. Cost is $20 and will benefit the Arthur A. Collins Legacy Association. Also, we would like to extend a special thank you to Bruce Taylor at Collins Road Theatres for his continued support of this project in our community. Enjoy lots of popcorn at his theatre….with REAL BUTTER! 

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