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Dan Duryea essays a rare sympathetic role in the Columbia programmer Sky Commandos. At first glance, however, Duryea seems to be the villain. Cast as a martinet air force officer, he drives his men mercilessly, earning the enmity of practically everyone under his command. But through a series of flashbacks, the audience learns that the officer is actually a sensitive, honorable man, who goes through hell whenever one of his "boys" is killed. In one of her last major film roles, Frances Gifford plays a savvy female war correspondent -- while in one of his first roles, Touch Connors (later known as Mike Connors) portrays Duryea's hotheaded co-pilot. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Dan Duryea
as Col. Ed Wyatt
Frances Gifford
as Jo McWethy
Michael Fox
as Maj. Scott
Freeman Morse
as Danny Nelson
Dick Paxton
as Capt. Frank Willard
Selmar Jackson
as Gen. Carson
Morris Ankrum
as Gen. Combs
Michael Connors
as Lt. Hobson Lee


Fred Sears
Sam Katzman
Samuel Newman
Jack Erickson
Special Effects
William Sackheim
Short Story Author