Above and Beyond (1952)
Above and Beyond
Action / Biography / War
Director: Melvin Frank and Norman Panama
Cast: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Larry Keating, Larry Gates and Marilyn Erskine
Based on the story of Colonel Paul Tibbets, the pilot who bombed Hiroshima. He is not fully aware of the capability of the atomic bomb, but knows that an enormous amount of people will die from it. He is hesitant to drop a bomb that will kill so many people, but knows that if he goes through with it, the war may come to an end. If he does not, then the fighting will still continue. On top of his anxiety over the issue, he cannot tell anyone about the mission, not even his wife. He starts to feel the pressure as time passes by with no one to talk to.
Actors: Eleanor Parker, Robert Taylor, James Whitmore