Matt Brennan runs into Jo Holloway, the Red Cross girl he romanced in Europe when he was a flyer in World War II, when he is offered a job by jet manufacturer Leland Willis as a test pilot.... See full summary »
It is Venice, 1900, and Fenella is engaged to composer Caryl Dubrok until she hears that an unmarried woman named Gemma and child is staying with a composer named Dubrok. So the engagement ... See full summary »
Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker star as a Kentucky backwoodsman and the woman who will NOT let anything interfere with her plans to marry him in this humorous romantic adventure through the American Frontier of 1798.
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The story of Colonel Paul Tibbets, the pilot of the Enola Gay, the bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Although unaware of the full potential of this new weapon, he knows that it is capable of doing tremendously more damage than any other weapon used before, and that the death toll resulting from it will be enormous. He is reluctant to be the person who will end so many lives, but if using it may bring an end to the war, then not doing so may result in even more lives being lost in continued ground assaults as the fighting goes on. At the same time, the intense secrecy surrounding this mission leaves him with no one he can express his thoughts and doubts to, not even his wife. As time goes on, the pressure upon him only increase. Written by
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The B-29 was the only WW2 bomber that was capable of flying at 30,000 feet. It was also the first plane with a fully pressurized and heated passenger compartment (like a modern day jet) which allowed the crew to function without oxygen masks and heavy flight suits The pressurization caused many early problems such as the windows popping out as shown in the movie. See more »
In going over events in Tibbets's life, Major Uanna reads Tibbets a report of his having been arrested for stealing a car in 1927. Tibbets interrupts and says he was only 16 years old at the time. In actuality, the real Lt. Col. Paul Tibbets was born on February 23, 1915, which would have made him only 12 at the time of this alleged incident in 1927. (However, actor Robert Taylor, who played Tibbets, was born in 1911 and was himself in fact 16 years old in 1927.) See more »
The youth of today must never forget what dropping this bomb did. It saved hundred of thousands of American AND Japanese lives. The United States never started the war. Remember that. Coventry England and Dresden Germany were obliterated by many planes and many bombs. Is there a difference if one plane and one bomb could do the job? Stopping wars is the only way to solve all of this.
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