The Big Lift

The Big Lift

Streaming Video - 1950
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Experiences of two Air Force sergeants during the 1948 Berlin Airlift.
Publisher: [United States] : The Film Detective : Made available through hoopla, 1950
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO HOOPLA
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 120 min.)) : sd., col

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dlcoupe
Jan 17, 2016

A most fascinating movie for a number of reasons: -Montgomery Clift is great as to be expected, -many of the actors are service men and women who served in WWII, -the movie is actually shot in Berlin, with all the ruins, rubble and destruction are evident in most every shot, -humor as Montgomery Clift's character tries to explain democracy to an East German woman, -a romance between american pilot and a West German woman is both giddy and strained by circumstances, -and as you might guess by the tittle this movie is set during the Berlin Air Lift, tension, smuggling, spying....the beginning of the Cold War.

All in all a lovely little film of historical note.

If you want Hollywood blockbuster trope/crap like "13 Hours" or "American Sniper" then stay away from this little gem of a movie

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trancebaby
Aug 01, 2015

The movie is a little boring. Not much story here. Also the quality (for this DVD transfer) is just awful. Audio sucks. Video is barely legible. Don't waste your time. Sad to say.

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