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Chain Lightning (18-Feb-1950)

Director: Stuart Heisler

Writers: Liam O'Brien; Vincent Evans; J. Redmond Prior

Based on a book: These Many Years by Lester Cole (story)

Music by: David Buttolph

Producer: Anthony Veiller

Keywords: Drama, Aviation

Matt Brennan is hired as a test pilot for a prototype airplane, after the previous pilot was killed trying its special ejection seat. The film abounds in unrealistic technical nonsense. Listless performance from Bogart, and a romantic subplot between him and the beautiful Eleanor Parker is equally uninteresting.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Morris Ankrum
27-Aug-1896 2-Sep-1964 Invaders from Mars
Humphrey Bogart
25-Dec-1899 14-Jan-1957 Casablanca
Raymond Massey
30-Aug-1896 29-Jul-1983 Things to Come
Eleanor Parker
26-Jun-1922 9-Dec-2013 Interrupted Melody


Humphrey Bogart   ...   Matt Brennan
Eleanor Parker   ...   Jo Holloway
Raymond Massey   ...   Leland Willis
Richard Whorf   ...   Carl Troxell
James Brown   ...   Maj. Hinkle
Roy Roberts   ...   Gen. Hewitt
Morris Ankrum   ...   Bostwick
Fay Baker   ...   Mrs. Willis


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