Ken Mattingly looks at photos of the Moon, hung in Jim Lovell’s study.
“I wouldn’t mind being up there tonight,” he says to Ken Haise.
“God, who wouldn’t?” replies Haise.
TITLES: “LOREN DEAN, CLINT HOWARD”
“Don’t worry, ” continues Haise, “Our day’s coming. They’re not gonna cut the program before Number Fourteen.”
“You know, my cousin called,” says Mattingly.
TITLES: “BEN MARLEY, MARC McCLURE”
“Uh-huh,” says Haise.
“He asked who we bribed to get on Jim Lovell’s crew,” says Mattingly.
TITLES: “TRACY REINER, JOE SPANO”
“I just told him, uh, they just wanted to make sure he got the best,” says Mattingly.
“Well, they got that right!” replies Haise, and shakes Mattingly’s hand.
In the Lovell living room, a large console TV is tuned to Frank Reynolds on ABC News.
“What network do we want?” asks John Young.
“Put on Walter!” replies Pete Conrad. Young changes the channels, passing Chet Huntley on NBC, and stopping on Walter Cronkite at CBS.
TITLE: “CASTING BY JANE JENKINS C.S.A. , JANET HIRSHENSON C.S.A.”
“John, turn it up!” says Conrad. He turns down the music on the stereo.
“Everybody!” continues Conrad, signalling for quiet. “I appreciate you coming for this dress rehearsal for my Apollo Twelve landing.”
TITLE: “MUSIC BY JAMES HORNER”
TITLE: “VOCAL PERFORMANCES BY ANNIE LENNOX”
“Aw, sit down, Conrad!” laughs Lovell.
TITLE: “COSTUME DESIGNER RITA RYACK”
TITLE: “ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS ALDRIC LA’AULI PORTER, MICHAEL BOSTICK”
“I think we should all take a moment to recognize the exemplary — hell, damn near heroic effort displayed by Neil Armstrong’s backup for this historic Moonwalk, and of course, his crew,” continues Conrad. The guest laugh. “Let’s hear it for Jim Lovell, Fred Haise!”
TITLE: “FILM EDITORS MIKE HILL, DAN HANLEY”
IN THIS MINUTE:
Jim Lovell: Tom Hanks
Jack Swigert: Kevin Bacon
Tracy: Karen Martin
Fred Haise: Bill Paxton
Ken Mattingly: Gary Sinese
Marilyn Lovell: Kathleen Quinlan
Jay Lovell: Max Elliott Slade
Pete Conrad: David Andrews
John Young: Ben Marley