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Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky (1956)

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Release Date: Apr 30, 1957 Wide

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One of the many inspirational true stories told about WWII, this is the story of Douglas Bader, an undauntable character who was involved in an accident which cost him both of his legs. Despite this, he became a WWII squadron commander and was a hero during the Battle of Britain. Shot down over France and held prisoner by the Germans, he still survived and returned to England leading 3,000 planes over London in a victory flight. ~ Tana Hobart, Rovi

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Kenneth More's performance is at the heart of it all, a bigger-than-life realization that is hard to resist.

January 4, 2012 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
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