Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller
An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.
The part of Theodore Honey was originally intended for Robert Donat (the character in the original novel is an Englishman). Donat's lifelong and severe asthmatic condition forced him to drop out at the last moment, something which happened repeatedly in his career. James Stewart took the part over and the character was converted into an American who had come to England on a Rhodes scholarship and stayed.
I expect for the tail to fall off.
In reality, it is not possible that a great scientist should not have considered temperature as a variable factor. The fact that you have to have the same temperature when you repeat and compare experiments, is an absolute basic thing in science that you learn already in high school.
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