No Highway in the Sky [DVD] [1951]

  • SKU: 22013049
  • Release Date: 07/30/2013
  • Rating: NR
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No Highway in the Sky
Henry Koster directs the 1951 aviation drama No Highway in the Sky, based on the novel by Nevil Shute. James Stewart stars as Theodore Honey, a widower and single parent to 11-year-old Elspeth (Janette Scott). He's also an absent-minded engineer who has formed a scientific theory about metal fatigue in a specific model of aircraft. He tries to convince British Airways that their airplanes will come apart after a certain amount of miles, but no one believes him. Then administrator Dennis Scott (Jack Hawkins) sends him on a flying mission to investigate a crash site in Newfoundland. Along the way, he meets stewardess Marjorie Corder (Glynnis Johns) and movie star Monica Teasdale (Marlene Dietrich). ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • James Stewart
    James Stewart - Theodore Honey
  • Marlene Dietrich
    Marlene Dietrich - Monica Teasdale
  • Glynis Johns
    Glynis Johns - Marjorie Corder
  • Jack Hawkins
    Jack Hawkins - Dennis Scott
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    Ronald Squire - Sir John, the Director

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    This is one of those movies you love to love. The special effects are not top notch, but the acting and story are excellent. This was one of Nigel Shute novels brought to the screen. It involves a scientist who believes in his work he goes to extreme measures.

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