The Flying Missile (1950)


A submarine commander is determined to use guided missiles on his sub in this war drama. To do so, he defies the edict of the navel bureaucracy and begins testing the prototypes. This results in personal injury and the death of a crewman. So guilty does the commander feel, that he begins to suffer a mental breakdown and becomes hysterically paralyzed.

Director: Henry Levin.
Writers: Richard English, James Gunn, Harvey S. Haislip (story), N. Richard Nash (story).
Stars: Glenn Ford, Viveca Lindfors, Henry O’Neill, Carl Benton Reid, Joe Sawyer, John Qualen, Anthony Ross, Harry Shannon, Ross Ford, Zachary Charles, Jerry Paris, Kenneth Tobey, Paul Harvey.



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One Comment

  1. November 24, 2022

    Decent Glenn Ford military flick that gets a little too dramatic at times. Might have worked better as one of his military comedies that he was well versed in during the latter part of the 1950’s. Joe Sawyer fine in secondary role.

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