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Strategic Air Command
Director: Anthony Mann
Screenplay: Valentine Davies, Beirne Lay Jr.
Cast: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy, Barry Sullivan, Alex Nicol
Genre: Action, Drama

Running Time: 112
Aspect Ratio:  1.33:1 (NTSC SD)
Studio:  Paramount Pictures DVD Region:  1
DVD Release:  Discs:  1 (Cloud) []
Reviews:  Travel to 1955. Future is not here. Television is raking motion pictures almost off the map. Okay, you have a lot of the field for that time.

In this picture you will be shown stuff that you have not seen before, or only heard about: The SAC. You feel as Stewart feels when he flies, all the set up, check list, and day to day operations of Stewarts plane or jet. Besides a good story in the air, the plot is quite good on the ground with Allyson holding the fort down.

Good overall story.

Now I can’t wait for a good quality DVD or Blu-ray is available! This DVD I’ve got is not only 1:33.1 instead of VistaVision (1:85.1), but it is of such a poor image…well I would not have watched it except for James Stewart!

~ kevin

Lt. Col. Robert (Dutch) Holland was a third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, not a pitcher. While at spring training a B-36 flew over the field and Dutch was standing on third base. Brewster was his third base replacement when he, Dutch was re-called to duty. The movie clearly depicts this.

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