Dark side of the moon landing

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Since we seem to be on a rock n' roll kick today, I thought I should share this, via YesButNoButYes:

A reel of film held for 20 years in a Sydney vault could unlock the mystery of what happened to the original tapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

The reel belongs to Australian film producer and rock video director Peter Clifton, who had all but forgotten a pristine 16-millimetre film of the moon landing was part of his vast personal film catalogue.

Mr Clifton had ordered the reel in 1979 for a rock film he was making about Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon but forgot he had it until seeing a news report on television recently.

We can't find Clifton's film yet, but for now here's part one of a documentary about the making of "The Dark Side of the Moon."

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