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Sole Survivor (1970)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy | TV Movie 9 January 1970
This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 "Liberator" bomber the "Lady Be Good" that was found in the Libyan desert after the crew got lost on their 1st bombing mission to Italy.

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Maj. Michael Devlin
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Brig. Gen. Russell Hamner
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Tony
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Gant (as Lawrence Casey)
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John Winston ...
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When a bomber believed to have crashed in the ocean 17 years ago is found in the Libyan desert, a Colonel and Major accompany the only surviving member of the crew, who is now a General to figure out what happened. The General claims that he and the other members of the crew jumped over the ocean when in reality he bailed out leaving the others to fend for themselves. And while the Colonel just wants the whole thing closed, the Major insists on finding the truth. And watching them are the ghosts of the crew. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Star Trek (1966) Connection: William Shatner, John Winston, and Lou Antonio. Winston played a recurring character, Lt. Kyle. Antonio guest starred as the alien fugitive Lok-I in the episode "Let This Be Your Last Battlefield" See more »

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References The Twilight Zone: King Nine Will Not Return (1960) See more »

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10 November 2004 | by (watertown, new york) – See all my reviews

It's the kind of movie that you never forget. I am not sure exactly the first time i saw it, but was in my teens. I have come across it maybe 4 times since then. The last time about 15 years ago. I am trying desperately to get a copy of it. It says a lot about a movie when the whole thing is filmed in one spot and you don't even realize it. The characters could not have been better. I think the overall meaning is different for everyone. I had this feeling of deep sadness for them when i realized they were all dead. But on the other hand they all wanted so much to be found that you hoped that they would be found. I loved the struggle to find the last one, it made for a desperate ending. I bet I would find something new in it if i saw it again now after all these years. I finally found a copy of the movie !!! Its just as good as i remember.


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