Island In The Sky
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Island In The Sky
During World War II, a Military Air Transport Command DC-3 piloted by a civilian crew is forced down in northern Labrador. The five men, led by Dooley (John Wayne), have barely any food and almost no way to keep warm, and their power supply is fading fast, but they have to find a way of staying alive until search planes find them. At first, even Dooley is overwhelmed by the responsibility for his crew's safety, and he is too lax in handling them -- but after one man dies, frozen to death just steps from help, he takes over and pushes his men and himself to the limits of their endurance; he… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though not as good as The High and The Mighty, this similarly themed action-adventure of an aircraft crash, survival, and rescue is decently exceuted by the same team, helmer William Wellman and star John Wayne, who also produced through his company."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"An easy to take 'boys out in the wilderness' tale."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"an admirable film, particularly when you consider the technical challenges of making a film like this in 1953"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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