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      Flight Lieutenant

      Released Jul 9, 1942 1h 20m Adventure List
      Reviews Sam Doyle (Pat O'Brien) is a military pilot whose drunken recklessness gets his co-pilot killed in a crash. Disgraced, Sam flees the country and takes a job working for a small airline in South America. Years later, Sam's now-adult son, Danny (Glenn Ford), becomes a test pilot for the Army Air Corps just before World War II. He's also fallen for Susie Thompson (Evelyn Keyes), the niece of the man his father killed. Sam returns to redeem himself in his son's eyes. Read More Read Less
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      Synopsis Sam Doyle (Pat O'Brien) is a military pilot whose drunken recklessness gets his co-pilot killed in a crash. Disgraced, Sam flees the country and takes a job working for a small airline in South America. Years later, Sam's now-adult son, Danny (Glenn Ford), becomes a test pilot for the Army Air Corps just before World War II. He's also fallen for Susie Thompson (Evelyn Keyes), the niece of the man his father killed. Sam returns to redeem himself in his son's eyes.
      Director
      Sidney Salkow
      Producer
      B.P. Schulberg
      Screenwriter
      Michael Blankfort
      Distributor
      Columbia Pictures
      Production Co
      Columbia Pictures Corporation
      Genre
      Adventure
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jul 9, 1942, Original
      Runtime
      1h 20m