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The Sound Barrier

Directed by David Lean
1952    1h 58m    Approved
Drama, Romance, War,
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.
Cast of The Sound Barrier
  • Ralph RichardsonJohn Ridgefield
  • Ann ToddSusan Garthwaite
  • Nigel PatrickTony Garthwaite
  • John JustinPhilip Peel
  • Dinah SheridanJess Peel
  • Joseph TomeltyWill
  • Denholm ElliottChristopher Ridgefield
  • Jack Allen'Windy'
  • Ralph MichaelFletcher
  • Leslie PhillipsController
  • Donald HarronATA officer
  • Vincent HolmanFactor
  • Douglas MuirController
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