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Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976)

The story of Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 pilot for the CIA who was shot down in his spy plane over Russia, captured and imprisoned.

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Oliver Powers
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The story of Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 pilot for the CIA who was shot down in his spy plane over Russia, captured and imprisoned.

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29 September 1976 (USA)  »

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Bridge of Spies (2015) covers various elements and same subject matter which were the subject of this earlier tele-movie tele-feature Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976). See more »

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26 August 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Low budget but good true story. Shown on the same night as Gulag and shows some true stuff from the Soviet block during the Cold War. Both films worth it.


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