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Wing-commander Tim Mason leads a squadron of Lancaster bombers on almost nightly raids from England. Having flown eighty-seven missions he will shortly be retiring from flying, but the strain is showing. He tries to make sure his men concentrate only on their job and so keeps women away from the base, but then he himself meets naval officer Eve Canyon.

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  1. John Wooldridge

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Robert Westerby


  3. Philip Leacock


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  1. Dirk Bogarde

    Dirk Bogarde

    Wing-Commander Tim Mason

  2. Dinah Sheridan

    Dinah Sheridan

    Eve Canyon

  3. Ian Hunter

    Ian Hunter

    Group Captain Logan

  4. Bryan Forbes

    Bryan Forbes

    Pilot Officer Peter Greeno, The Brat

  5. Walter Fitzgerald

    Walter Fitzgerald

    Dr. Mulvaney, Group Medical Officer

  6. Bill Kerr

    Bill Kerr

    Flight Lieutenant Bill Brown

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • February 17, 1953



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