The 1,000 Plane Raid (1969)

94 mins | Drama | 1969

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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed in Santa Maria, ... More Less

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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
PRODUCERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of cine
ART DIRECTOR
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Film ed
MUSIC
Mus comp & cond
SOUND
Music ed
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec eff
Spec eff
PRODUCTION MISC
Asst to the prod
Prod supv
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Thousand Plan by Ralph Barker (London, 1965).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
Portland, Oregon, opening: 18 June 1969
Copyright Claimant:
Oakmont Productions
Copyright Date:
1 March 1969
Copyright Number:
LP37630
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
De Luxe
Duration(in mins):
94
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Col. Greg Brandon, stationed at an American Air Force base in England, repeatedly attempts to persuade superiors that massive daylight bombing will hasten the end of World War II. In spite of the mission's extreme difficulty, his plan is finally put into effect against a German aircraft factory. During preparation for the raid, Brandon alienates his men by insisting that normal bombing operations continue. His disdain for cautious Lieutenant Archer and brash R.A.F. Wing Cmdr. Trafton Howard further antagonizes his associates, including his girl friend, WAC Lieut. Gabrielle Ames. When his plane crashes the morning of the mission, Brandon boards a bomber manned by Archer and Howard. During the effective air raid, he is impressed by Archer's courage and Howard's ... +


Col. Greg Brandon, stationed at an American Air Force base in England, repeatedly attempts to persuade superiors that massive daylight bombing will hasten the end of World War II. In spite of the mission's extreme difficulty, his plan is finally put into effect against a German aircraft factory. During preparation for the raid, Brandon alienates his men by insisting that normal bombing operations continue. His disdain for cautious Lieutenant Archer and brash R.A.F. Wing Cmdr. Trafton Howard further antagonizes his associates, including his girl friend, WAC Lieut. Gabrielle Ames. When his plane crashes the morning of the mission, Brandon boards a bomber manned by Archer and Howard. During the effective air raid, he is impressed by Archer's courage and Howard's judgment. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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