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The McConnell Story


[[Performer~P232012~Alan Ladd~alanladd]] plays real-life air force hero Captain Joseph McConnell Jr. in this inspirational biopic, while [[Performer~P1146~June Allyson~juneallyson]] does her usual as McConnell's anxious, waiting-nervously-at-home wife. Assigned to the medical corps during WWII, McConnell takes private flying lessons so that he'll qualify for pilot duty. After serving with distinction in the war, McConnell becomes a pioneer in the testing of jet aircraft. The film ends when McConnell dies...more