About the film
u.s. air force fighter jet jet fighter
Release Date: October 11, 1957
|Slogan||:||«Exploding with all the power of the jet age... with all the passion of a daring love story!»|
|Production Companies||:||RKO Radio Pictures|
|Director||:||Josef von Sternberg|
John Wayne stars as U.S. Air Force aviator Jim Shannon, who's tasked with escorting a Soviet pilot (Janet Leigh) claiming -- at the height of the Cold War -- that she wants to defect. After falling in love with and wedding the fetching flyer, Shannon learns from his superiors that she's a spy on a mission to extract military secrets. To save his new wife from prison and deportation, Shannon devises a risky plan in this 1957 drama.