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Here Come the Jets (1959)

Approved | | War, Drama | June 1959 (USA)
James Logan, a hard-drinking, disheartened ex-pilot, pawns his Distinguished Service Medal to raise money for his next drink. At a cheap nightclub, Jim drunkenly boasts of his heroism as a ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Gene Fowler Jr.

Writer:

Louis Vittes
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Complete credited cast:
Steve Brodie ... Logan
Lyn Thomas ... Joyce
Mark Dana Mark Dana ... Wallack
John Doucette ... Randall
Jean Carson ... Jean
Carleton Young ... Burton
Joe Turkel ... Henley
I. Stanford Jolley ... Bartender
Gloria Moreland Gloria Moreland ... B-Girl
Vikki Dougan ... Blonde
Joseph Hamilton
Glenn Morgan Glenn Morgan
B.B. Hughes B.B. Hughes ... Stripper
Walter Maslow Walter Maslow ... Joe
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James Logan, a hard-drinking, disheartened ex-pilot, pawns his Distinguished Service Medal to raise money for his next drink. At a cheap nightclub, Jim drunkenly boasts of his heroism as a pilot during the Korean War, an illustrious career that was shattered after his plane was shot down and both his legs broken. When Jim accuses the bartender of cheating him, a fight ensues and Jim is jailed for disorderly conduct. The arrest of a war hero makes the headlines, attracting the attention of Ted Wallack, a pilot who flew with Jim in Korea. Ted, now head of the test pilot program at the Harrison Air Craft Company, offers Jim a job testing the company's jets that are being designed for commercial use. Given the choice of spending thirty days in jail or going to work, Jim accepts Ted's offer. At the Harrison plant, Ted introduces Jim to Randall, the gruff, no-nonsense head of engineering who chastises Jim for his inability to cope with having been a war hero. After introductions at the ...

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It takes the toughest guys in the world to fly the lightning jets of space!

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War | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alas sin miedo See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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