During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been ... See full summary »
Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets into trouble by flying a new fighter directly to Canada instead of to New York and ... See full summary »
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Robert Walker Jr.,
Messenger asks a friend to check into a list of names before leaving on a trip. When his plane is blown out of the sky, the matter becomes more serious. As his friend checks into the list, each seems to have died in mysterious circumstances. As he goes down the list, the deaths become more recent and a race to find the remaining survivors and what put each of them on this list ensues. Written by
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When Jacques Roux has his back to the camera and accepts a drink from George C. Scott, the thank you is dubbed by actor and voice artist Paul Frees. In fact, Frees loops a good deal of Roux's dialogue throughout the film, presumably because of sound problems on the set. In the scene on the circular staircase much of Roux's dialogue is looped quite meticulously, sometimes only a word here and there. Frees also provides a word or sentence for Herbert Marshall. Frees' most famous voice was for Boris Badenov in The Bullwinkle Show. Frees' best kept secret was looping most of Tony Curtis' Josephine voice in Some Like It Hot. See more »
When Derek rides Avatar for the first time, the horse has no reins or bridle, but when he returns, it has both. See more »
There's nary a conspiracy. And if I'm right about this, it's a far older sin than politics.
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The characters played by Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra and Tony Curtis in the film are never identified by name. See more »
Not just a whodunnit, but a who-the-heck-is-that-er?
Stunningly original. It's great fun sitting with people seeing the film for the first time and telling them all the big stars who are in it! "OK," they finally say, "I've seen George Scott and I've finally seen Kirk Douglas; where's everybody else?" Once you experience this classic, you'll know what I mean. Scott (one of the few Americans who can sustain a British accent) is wonderful as the sleuth. Houston's slight-of-hand direction is bang on. Goldsmith's wicked little theme and moody score need to finally be released on CD (Varese? Silva?).
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