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Mac's plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War. He goes as a fighter pilot and returns a hero, the first triple ace of the war. His neighbors have built a home ...See full summary »
According to June Allyson in her biography, she and Alan Ladd had a romance during the shooting, but it remained platonic because they did not want to be unfaithful to their respective husband and wife.
Capt. Joseph C.'Mac' McConnell, Jr.:
I think I'm going to call you 'Butch'
Pearl 'Butch' Brown: Why?
Capt. Joseph C.'Mac' McConnell, Jr.: Because when I look at you, you cut me into pieces.
When Pvt McConnell is flying with the instructor in the Cub, the sticks are at chest height - in a Cub, the sticks are about waist high or about a foot shorter than shown in the movie. Also, later when McConnell is flying the F86H just before his crash, the stick is again shown as much taller than in the actual airplane.
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