‘The Real Right Stuff’ film trades actors for archival footage as series companion

About halfway through “The Real Right Stuff,” the new National Geographic documentary now on Disney Plus soars past the stories told by the eight-episode series for which it serves as a companion.

“The Real Right Stuff,” directed and produced by filmmaker Tom Jennings, offers archival footage and an original orchestral score in place of the actors and set pieces that comprise “The Right Stuff” docudrama. Both, though, share a common heritage: journalist Tom Wolfe’s 1979 account of the NASA’s first spacemen, the Mercury 7 astronauts.

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