Mar 25, 1955 · With James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy, Barry Sullivan. While it is true that the US Air Force calls theirs “base exchange,” this movie takes place in 1955, when the Air Force had only existed for eight years. That means General Espy had been an Air Force officer for eight years, and an Army officer for much longer.
Strategic Air Command is a 1955 American military film starring James Stewart and June Allyson, and directed by Anthony Mann. Released by Paramount Pictures. It was the first of four films that depicted the role of the Strategic Air Command in the Cold War era.
Music by: Victor Young
Strategic Air Command, released in 1955, allowed Stewart to use his experiences in the United States Air Force on film. Stewart’s starring role in Winchester ’73 was also a turning point in Hollywood. The Jimmy Stewart Museum houses movie posters and photos, awards, personal artifacts, a gift shop and an intimate 1930s-era
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James Stewart, playing the role of Dutch, meets with June Allyson, in the role of his wife Sally, in the movie “Strategic Air Command” Filmed with Air Force Cooperation The film includes some of the most dramatic aerial photography ever filmed, for which it was awarded a special citation by the American National Board of Review.
Strategic Air Command was the second film released in Paramount’s, VistaVision, (their version of Cinemascope) in color by Technicolor and Perspecta directional sound. It would also be Stewart and Mann’s eighth and final collaboration and the last of three movies that paired Jimmy Stewart
“May 1968 Movie star James Stewart retires from the US Air Force after 27 years of service, and is promoted to major general.” “Brigadier General James Stewart pausing at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu to refuel his plane while flying to Vietnam. 1966.”
Famous Veteran: Jimmy Stewart. 2nd Air Division of the 8th Air Force. Stewart ended the war with 20 combat missions. He remained in the USAF Reserve and was promoted to brigadier general on