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Reach for the Sky (1956)

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01:30-04:00 Wed 15th Aug 2018 160m
Talking Pictures TV

Synopsis

Reach for the Sky (1956) box art In 1931, Douglas Bader (Kenneth More) loses both legs in a plane crash. Determined to return to the cockpit, the stalwart young man adapts to artificial legs and soars once more. The dauntless flyboy takes to the skies as a squadron leader. He also survives a Nazi POW camp and leads a triumphant air parade over London. Lewis Gilbert (Shirley Valentine, The Spy Who Loved Me) directs this drama based on a true story.