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Capt. Frank Towns (Character)
from The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

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Frank Towns

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  1. Flight of the Phoenix (2004) Played by Dennis Quaid (as Frank Towns)

  2. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) Played by James Stewart (as Frank Towns)

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From Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Frank Towns: Why give people false hope?
Liddle: Come on man.Most people spend their whole lives hanging on to hopes and dreams that are never going to come true but they hold on to them. Why are you going to give up on them now when you need them most?
Frank Towns: You are assuming I'm one of those people who has hopes and dreams.
Liddle: I find it hard to believe that a man who learns to fly never had a dream.
Frank Towns: Look, how can I let those people build that plane when I don't believe it will work? And, every day they waste trying to build it brings them one day closer to dying.
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