The War Lover (1962)

NR 10/25/1962 (US) DramaWarAdventure 1h 45m

The men of the flying forts whose bravery became a legend


Buzz Rickson is a dare-devil World War II bomber pilot with a death wish. Failing at everything not involving flying, Rickson lives for the most dangerous missions. His crew lives with this aspect of his personality only because they know he always brings them back alive.

  1. Philip Leacock


  2. John Hersey


  3. Howard Koch


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  1. Steve McQueen

    Steve McQueen

    Capt. Buzz Rickson

  2. Robert Wagner

    Robert Wagner

    1st Lt. Ed Bolland

  3. Shirley Anne Field

    Shirley Anne Field

    Daphne Caldwell

  4. Gary Cockrell

    Gary Cockrell

    2nd Lt. Marty Lynch

  5. Michael Crawford

    Michael Crawford

    Sgt. Junior Sailen

  6. Burt Kwouk

    Burt Kwouk

    Air Crewman

  7. Bill Edwards

    Bill Edwards

    Brindt: Crew of 'The Body'

  8. Chuck Julian

    Lamb: Crew of 'The Body'

  9. Robert Easton

    Robert Easton

    Handown: Crew of 'The Body'

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The War Lover
The War Lover

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Original Language English

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