Pete Sandich and buddy Al Yackey are daredevil aerial forest-fire fighters. Pete finds True Love with Dorinda but won't give up the job. When he takes one risk too many, Dorinda faces deep grief and cannot easily put her life back together.Written by
The song that Pete whistles when almost crashing at the start of the movie is the Garryowen, This was the theme of the 7th cavalry and was the music played by the musicians that sometimes accompanied George Custer, whose fate was to die because of his impetuous nature, which is reflected in Pete's behavior. See more »
After Ted Baker flies back to Colorado to get his tack card, he follows right behind the taxi car called "Follow Me" but it was unmanned and out of control and crashed into Derinda's house. Baker stops his Citabria right before the crash, when he instantly hops out of the plane the engine is already off and the propeller is stopped. See more »
The hell with it. What this place reminds me of is the war in Europe.
This is deep.
Which I was personally never at, but think about it. The beer's warm, the dance hall's a Quonset, there's B-26s outside, hotshot pilots inside, an airstrip in the woods... it's England, man! Everything but Glenn Miller! Except we go to burning places and bomb 'em till they stop burning. You see, Pete, there ain't no war here.
What's taking her so long?
This is why they don't make movies called 'Night Raid to Boise, ...
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Instead of saying the song "Crazy Love" was "written and performed by Van Morrison," it mistakenly says "written and directed by Van Morrison." See more »
If there is only one reason why someone should rent or buy this film, it is simply to see Audrey Hepburn in her final screen performance. There was no better way to end her magnificent career than making a final, but all too brief appearance as an angel - she was cast beautifully - almost poetic. She was truly remarkable, and sadly, there will never be anyone else like her.
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