Jet Attack

Jet Attack

Edward L Cahn (1958)

68min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
One of the six B-programme-fillers director Edward L Cahn delivered in 1958, this is interesting chiefly for its use of faded names John Agar (the former Mr Shirley Temple) and Audrey Totter (late of MGM) rather than its plot about a jet scientist whose plane is shot down over Korea. Former Universal editor Cahn was staggeringly prolific, churning out features almost at the rate of one a month in the early 1960s, before his death in 1963, aged 64. Undoubtedly, an Edward L Cahn season would reveal most of his films to be low-grade junk. This is no exception.

Summary

Three American fighter pilots are shot down behind enemy lines during the Korean war, where they encounter a mysterious Russian nurse. She enlists their aid in rescuing an atomic scientist who is being held captive by the communist forces, but they remain uncertain whether she can be trusted. Action adventure, starring John Agar and Audrey Totter.

Cast & Crew

Capt Tom Arnett John Agar
Tanya Nikova Audrey Totter
Lt Bill Claiborne Gregory Walcott
Lt 'Sandy' Wilkinson James Dobson
Maj Wan Leonard Strong
Chick `Meathead' Lane Nicky Blair
Capt Chon Victor Sen Yung
Dean Olmstead Joseph Hamilton
Director Edward L Cahn
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: Anglo Amalgamated
Drama