High Flight

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  • Genre(s): War Drama
  • Release year: 1957
  • Running time: 89 min
High Flight is a CinemaScope 1957 British cold war drama film in Technicolor, directed by John Gilling and featuring Ray Milland, Bernard Lee and Leslie Phillips. High Flight was filmed with the co-operation of the Royal Air Force (RAF). read more

High Flight is a CinemaScope 1957 British cold war drama film in Technicolor, directed by John Gilling and featuring Ray Milland, Bernard Lee and Leslie Phillips. High Flight was filmed with the co-operation of the Royal Air Force (RAF). The title of the film was derived from the poem of the same name by Pilot Officer John Gillespie Magee, Jr., an American aviator who flew for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and lost his life in 1941 over RAF Cranwell, where much of the film was shot.

Original Release

09/17/1957

Cast

Ray Milland Wing Commander Rudge
Bernard Lee Flight Sergeant Harris
Kenneth Haigh Anthony 'Tony' Winchester / Tony Winchester
Kenneth Fortescue John Fletcher
Sean Kelly Cadet Day
Helen Cherry Louise Dawson / Louise
Anthony Newley Roger Endicott
Leslie Phillips Squadron Leader Blake / Blake
John Le Mesurier Commandant
Richard Wattis Chauffeur / Wilson
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Gilling

Writers

Ken Hughes, Joseph Landon, John Gilling, Jack Davies

Cast

Ray Milland Wing Commander Rudge
Bernard Lee Flight Sergeant Harris
Kenneth Haigh Anthony 'Tony' Winchester / Tony Winchester
Kenneth Fortescue John Fletcher
Sean Kelly Cadet Day
Helen Cherry Louise Dawson / Louise
Anthony Newley Roger Endicott
Leslie Phillips Squadron Leader Blake / Blake
John Le Mesurier Commandant
Richard Wattis Chauffeur / Wilson
Kynaston Reeves Air Minister / Minister for Air
Barry Foster Cadet Wilcox
Andrew Keir Valetta Instructor
Bernard Horsfall Radar Operator
Duncan Lamont Weapons Corporal
Alfred Burke Controller (Operations Room)
Ian Fleming Bishop
Nancy Nevinson Bishop's Wife
Jan Brooks Diana
Frank Atkinson Parker

Producers

Irving Allen Executive Producer
Albert R. Broccoli Executive Producer
Irving Allen Producer
Albert R. Broccoli Producer
Phil C. Samuel Producer

Editors

Jack Slade

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