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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

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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  • A Disappointing Omission

    David H. 2017-05-28

    I'm disappointed that Command Decision was not included in your Clark Gable retrospective this month or the Memorial Day Marathon. Like Twelve... MORE>

  • A Timeless Classic

    Michael O'Farrell 2015-04-20

    Little did I know when starting to watch this film that by the end of my viewing I had witnessed one of the truly great WW2 films to come out of Hollywood.... MORE>

  • Great Movie!!

    Ron 2015-02-11

    A very realistic look at the war from the aspect of the 8th Airforce in England.I was fortunate enough to be able to pay homage to these guys by taking a... MORE>