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The Great Air Race (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  History  |  9 January 2008 (Russia)
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Fictional story about the 1934 London - Melbourne MacPherson Robertson Air race built around actual events and actual people.

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The high point
5 June 2002 | by (Lethbridge, Alberta Canada) – See all my reviews

Full of stereotypes but the variety of aircraft held one's interest. The high point was the ending update where we found out what became of the characters in later years. Great to see films based on such events.


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