After marrying an American lieutenant with whom he was assigned to work in post-war Germany, a French captain attempts to find a way to accompany her back to the States under the terms of the War Bride Act.
After the Civil War, ex-Confederate soldiers heading for a new life in Mexico run into ex-Union cavalrymen selling horses to the Mexican government but they must join forces to fight off Mexican bandits and revolutionaries.
The low-level buzz job was done by Don Lykins, Bob Grider, and Ed Maloney in 44-83684. The shots, filmed on Wednesday, 17 January 1969, consisted of six very low passes made across the movie set and shot from four different camera angles. These were used in various parts of the film. See more »
After the group commander's B-17 crash-lands and explodes, one shot of the wreck as emergency crews rush to help is clearly of a B-29, not a B-17. See more »
thousand plane raid, excellent snapshot of the war in the air(WWII)
i especially like these period films about the war in the air. I thought this war film was in the same class as the Mathew Modine B-17 pic,'MEMPHIS BELLE'. Particularly, memorable was the segment, where the British & American pilots are resting in a debriefing room when the music on the radio is interrupted by a German propaganda speech. This is a historical fact, that, like the 'TOkyo Rose' radio chats that were meant to demoralize the U.S.soldiers(also U.S.naval forces) in the Pacific,'Lord HAW-HAW' was a concerted effort by German intelligence to broadcast propaganda to hurt the American/allied air campaign of WWII. (Unbeknownst to the allies, the Germans had broken the allies 'ultra' code, allowing them priceless intelligence regarding B-17 bombing runs in Europe) . ALthough, I may be mistaken('ultra' intercepts provided the Nazis only valuable intelligence information about 8th army tactical moves in the North African Campaign(1040-1943?)
All in all, a great film,using actual historical facts....
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