Jet Pilot (1957)

Director
Josef von Sternberg

Main cast
John Wayne; Janet Leigh; Jay C. Flippen; Paul Fix; Richard Rober

Genres
Action, Drama

Description
John Wayne stars as U.S. Air Force aviator Jim Shannon, who's tasked with escorting a Soviet pilot (Janet Leigh) claiming -- at the height of the Cold War -- that she wants to defect. After falling in love with and wedding the fetching flyer, Shannon learns from his superiors that she's a spy on a mission to extract military secrets. To save his new wife from prison and deportation, Shannon devises a risky plan in this 1957 drama.


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