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.

  1. Stuart Heisler


Top Billed Cast

  1. Humphrey Bogart

    Humphrey Bogart

    Lt. Col. Matthew "Matt" Brennan

  2. Eleanor Parker

    Eleanor Parker

    Joan "Jo" Holloway

  3. Raymond Massey

    Raymond Massey

    Leland Willis

  4. Richard Whorf

    Richard Whorf

    Carl Troxell

  5. James Brown

    James Brown

    Maj. Hinkle

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  • February 18, 1950


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

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