The Sound Barrier

1952 · 1 hr 58 min

Approved6.880%64%66%
Tony, a successful World War II fighter pilot, marries into the family of a wealthy oil magnate who also designs airplanes. The movie traces the company's attempt to break the sound barrier, as well as tensions between father and daughter. Los of footage of early-1950s jet aviation in Great Britain as well as shots of the Comet airliner, the world's first jet-passenger plane.

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Directed By
David Lean
Studio
London Films Productions

Cast of The Sound Barrier

RR
Ralph RichardsonJohn Ridgefield
AT
Ann ToddSusan Garthwaite
NP
Nigel PatrickTony Garthwaite
JJ
John JustinPhilip Peel
DS
DE
Denholm ElliottChristopher Ridgefield
JA
Jack Allen'Windy'
RM

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