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The experimental North American X-15 program at Edwards Air Force Base involves test pilots: civilian Matt Powell (David McLean (actor)), Lt. Col. Lee Brandon (Charles Bronson) and Maj. Ernest Wilde (Ralph Taeger). The cutting edge high-speed program is ramrodded by project chief Tom Deparma (James Gregory (actor)) and US Air Force Col. Craig Brewster (Kenneth Tobey). As the test pilots prepare for the planned launch of the rocket-powered aircraft from a Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Mother ship (aviation), they experience emotional and physical problems, which they share with their wives and sweethearts.

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  • TheTVDB.com Movie ID 63510
  • Status Released
  • Released Worldwide December 22, 1961
  • Runtime 107 minutes
  • Genres Action Drama
  • Directors Richard Donner
  • Writers James Warner Bellah
  • Spoken Languages English
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Studio United Artists
  • On Other Sites IMDB
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  • Created March 26, 2019
  • Modified May 16, 2019

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