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Fighter Attack (1953)

Approved | | War | 29 November 1953 (USA)
World War II action in Italy involving fighter pilot's last sortie, and the help he receives from Italian partisans in an effort to complete it.

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Steve
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Bruno
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Nina
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George
Arthur Caruso ...
Aldo
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Benedetto
Paul Fierro ...
Don Gaetano
Maurice Jara ...
Ettore
Tony Dante ...
Mario
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Father Paola
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Colonel Allison
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Lieutenant Duncan
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Lieutenant Gross (as John Fontaine)
David Bond ...
Priest
Louis Lettieri ...
Boy
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World War II action in Italy involving fighter pilot's last sortie, and the help he receives from Italian partisans in an effort to complete it.

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Diabos do Céu  »

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The last American feature released in Cinecolor. See more »

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J. Carrol Naish is credited as "J.Carrol Naish" in the opening credits, correctly in the closing credits. See more »

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NINA
Written by Marlin Skiles and Sol Meyer
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Routine war story
15 November 2001 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Uninspired formula piece in which a US fighter pilot proves what he's made of after being shot down behind enemy lines. If you suspend judgment, all the ingredients are there for a good 90 minutes of escapism – danger, romance, adventure, fighter planes, guns and incompetent enemy soldiers. And there's some aerial filming of actual fighter planes of the period in action. But you'll have to ignore the low budget production, wooden acting and unconvincing plot developments. This movie also contains the most unflattering romantic compliment I've ever heard addressed to a woman on screen: `You look older than your age'!


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