Matt Brennan runs into Jo Holloway, the Red Cross girl he romanced in Europe when he was a flyer in World War II, when he is offered a job by jet manufacturer Leland Willis as a test pilot....
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Frederick De Cordova
Matt Brennan runs into Jo Holloway, the Red Cross girl he romanced in Europe when he was a flyer in World War II, when he is offered a job by jet manufacturer Leland Willis as a test pilot. Carl Troxell, wants to sell an escape cockpit to the Air Force. He wants Matt to stall the presentation of JA-3 the prototype that doesn't include the ejection seat, to give him more time for the experimental JA-4. But Matt doesn't believe it is yet safe enough to try.Written by
The German "jet" fighter that is encountered during the B-17 bombing mission is actual wartime footage of a Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet, a rocket-powered interceptor which, at the time, was the fastest aircraft in the world. See more »
When the JA4 is moving to taxi, the crew ladder (near side) is removed, however, the A-frame ladder (far side) is not moved and the JA4 starts the taxi with that ladder and 2 personnel are going to be taken out by the starboard (right) wing. See more »
Bless 'em All
Written by Fred Godfrey (1917)
Revised lyrics by Jimmy Hughes and Frank Lake (1940)
Additional lyrics by Al Stillman (1941)
Sung by various characters at the cafe with piano accompaniment
Also sung by various characters at the party with piano accompaniment
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Humphrey Bogart sometimes must have been desperate for proper roles and earning his meal ticket, how could we otherwise explain he fills roles like this one ? Decidedly overaged for the physical stress he is exposed to in his bomber- and test pilot roles as well as for the chase for the much to young Red Cross Nurse he is wooing, he moves in really thin air literally in this role. We know he can make it, but it is a real thin layer of substance over this heroic vs. business conflict designing new jet planes. Only for the died-in-the-wool Bogey Fans.
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