Starring Humphrey Bogart, Eleanor Parker, Raymond Massey, Richard Whorf, James Brown and Roy Roberts, "Chain Lightning" (also known as "Assalto al cielo", "Teufels Pilot, Des") is a Drama/Action film directed by Stuart Heisler, and written by Liam O'Brien (screenplay), released on February 18 of 1950 in the USA.
When she's in his arms, it's the grandest thrill the screen can give!
Who is the director of "Chain Lightning":
Chain Lightning was directed by Stuart Heisler, an American director, and writer.
Before making Chain Lightning, Stuart Heisler had directed Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman, released in 1947, Blue Skies (1946), Along Came Jones (1945), The Glass Key (1942), The Remarkable Andrew (1942), and Among the Living (1941). Since, he directed Vendetta, released in 1950, Dallas (1950), Storm Warning (1951), The Star (1952), Beachhead (1954), and I Died a Thousand Times (1955).
When was "Chain Lightning" released:
Chain Lightning was initally released in the United States on Saturday, February 18, 1950.. This was sixty-nine (69) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, October 13, 1950 in Germany.
What is the cast of "Chain Lightning":
At the casting of Chain Lightning we find Humphrey Bogart, previously seen in Knock on Any Door (1949) and Key Largo (1948); Eleanor Parker (It's a Great Feeling (1949), The Woman in White (1948)); Raymond Massey (The Fountainhead (1949), Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)) [ more... ]
- Richard Whorf and Morris Ankrum also appeared together in The Cross of Lorraine, released in 1943.
- Morris Ankrum and Raymond Massey also appeared in The Fountainhead, released in 1949.
What is the Storyline of "Chain Lightning":
Lt Colonel Matt Brennan (Humphrey Bogart) after being discharged from the military, and trying his hand at running a civilian flying school, meets an old US Army Air Force buddy, Major Hinkle (James Brown). Brennan is subsequently offered a job at the Willis Aircraft Company as the chief test pilot for an experimental high speed jet fighter known as the JA-3, designed by Carl Troxell (Richard Whorff). Troxell is also a link to Brennan's past as he had known him in the war when Brennan was a bomber pilot. A [...]
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