Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama
After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.
A surprise failure at the box-office, despite its powerhouse cast.
"The little men with the slide rules and computers are going to inherit the earth".
After the injured Gabriele cuts his wrists, Towns uses a stick to dip in the tanks. In close-up, he removes the stick to examine it. In the next wide shot as Dorfmann says "come along, it is quite essential to maintain our schedule", Towns has the stick back inside the tank and is taking it out again.
Closing credits epilogue: IT SHOULD BE REMEMBERED...
THAT PAUL MANTZ, A FINE MAN AND A BRILLIANT FLYER GAVE HIS LIFE IN THE MAKING OF THIS FILM...
English, Italian, Arabic