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Twelve O'Clock High

Twelve O'Clock High(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

The head of a World War II bomber squadron cracks under the pressure.

Cast & Crew

Henry King Director
Gregory Peck [Brigadier] General [Frank] Savage
Hugh Marlowe Lt. Col. Ben Gately
Gary Merrill Col. [Keith] Davenport
Millard Mitchell General Pritchard
Dean Jagger Major [Harvey] Stovall
Robert Arthur Sgt. McIllhenny
Paul Stewart Capt. [Major] "Doc" Kaiser
John Kellogg Major [Joe] Cobb
Bob Patten Lt. [Jesse] Bishop
Lee MacGregor Lt. Zimmerman
Sam Edwards Birdwell
Roger Anderson Interrogation officer
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Los Angeles: 21 Dec 1949; New York opening: 26 Jan 1950.
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI; UCLA
16mm safety; 4 reels of 4 (ca. 64000 ft.); and 2 videodiscs of 2
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  132-133 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,914    
Duration(reels):  14    

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  • Wartime Winner

    Janice 2014-04-12

    From the performers to the cinematic history, everything about this film is exceptional. Dean Jagger's Academy award winning performance is touching... MORE>

  • LONG OVERDUE

    Robert Dorff 2014-02-08

    Henry King, his actors and crew, did themselves and THE AMERICAN EIGHTH AIR FORCE a great service detailing a heroic job of AMERICAN HIGH ALTITUDE DAYLIGHT... MORE>

  • Twelve O'clock High

    Dashiell B. 2013-04-20

    A splendid, authentic depiction if men at war. During WWII, a Colonel too attached to his men is replaced by a stern Brigadier General who succumbs under... MORE>