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Alan Ladd stars in Calcutta as devil-may-care pilot Neale Gordon. With his equally fearless partners Pedro Blake (William Bendix) and Bill Cunningham (John Whitney), Gordon handles the air-freight route between Calcutta and Chungking. When Cunningham meets his death at the hands of jewel smugglers, Gordon vows to play judge and jury and bring the criminals to justice himself. Among the suspects are the film's two gorgeous leading ladies, sweetie-pie Virginia Moore (Gail Russell) and sultry nightclub singer Merina Tanev (June Duprez). Once Gordon figures out who his real friends are, he… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The most startling aspect of the production is the extreme poverty and squalor that he captures with his camera."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
"Entertaining potboiler."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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