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The Projected Image: A History of Disability on Film
Remind Me

Reach For the Sky

A double amputee fights to master his artificial legs and become a World War II flying ace.

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Screenplay: Lewis Gilbert (screenplay); Vernon Harris (additional scenes); Paul Brickhill (book)
Cinematography: Jack Asher
Art Direction: Bernard Robinson
Music: John Addison
Film Editing: John Shirley
Cast: Kenneth More (Douglas Bader), Muriel Pavlow (Thelma Bader), Lyndon Brook (Johnny Sanderson), Lee Patterson (Turner), Alexander Knox (Mr. Joyce), Dorothy Alison (Nurse Brace), Michael Warre (Harry Day), Sydney Tafler (Robert Desoutter), Howard Marion Crawford ('Woody' Woodhall), Jack Watling (Peel).
BW-105m. Closed Captioning. Descriptive Video.