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Jet Storm (1959)

Sir Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, ... See full summary »

Director:

Cy Endfield (as C. Raker Endfield)

Writers:

Cy Endfield (screenplay) (as C. Raker Endfield), Sigmund Miller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Attenborough ... Ernest Tilley
Stanley Baker ... Captain Bardow
Hermione Baddeley ... Mrs. Satterly
Bernard Braden Bernard Braden ... Otis Randolf
Diane Cilento ... Angelica Como
Barbara Kelly ... Edwina Randolf
David Kossoff ... Dr. Bergstein
Virginia Maskell ... Pam Leyton
Harry Secombe ... Binky Meadows
Elizabeth Sellars ... Inez Barrington
Sybil Thorndike ... Emma Morgan (as Dame Sybil Thorndike)
Mai Zetterling ... Carol Tilley
Marty Wilde Marty Wilde ... Billy Forrester
Patrick Allen ... Mulliner
Paul Carpenter Paul Carpenter ... George Towers
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Storyline

Sir Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, threatening to blow up himself and everyone on board as an act of vengeance. What follows is an Airport-type movie with all the passengers having their own little subplots and fears. Written by Dimitri

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Why Do You Want To Kill Me? The crisis of fear is faced by THIS BOY and his fellow passengers...Panicked by a demented man's desire for revenge!

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1959 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Jet Storm See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia

Early in the film Stanley Baker has a conversation with one of his officers about having Zulu chiefs on a flight. A few years later he would be the lead in probably his biggest film role as lieutenant Chard in the film Zulu . See more »

Goofs

It is unrealistic to suggest that Tilley could have attached a bomb to the underside of the aircraft wing without being seen by ground crew, flight crew or other passengers. Apart from which the underside of the wing on the Tupolev would be too high to reach without a step or platform. See more »

Quotes

Angelica Como: If I don't do something soon, I'll explode.
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Soundtracks

Theme Music
Composed and Sung by Marty Wilde
Song Lyrics written by Cy Endfield
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The 36 Year Old Richard Attenborough
18 November 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

Following the success of 'The League of Gentlemen', Dickie Attenborough began mobilising his own films and appeared in other films to raise the money to continue making his own (in the same way that Laurence Olivier was acting in films in order to finance his own stage productions at the National Theatre). This film is one of them.


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