Men of the Fighting Lady (Panther Squadron)
Men of the Fighting Lady (Panther Squadron) (1954)

Leave it to MGM to turn the Korean War into a splashy, big-budget, all-star extravaganza. Men of the Fighting Lady is set on the US aircraft career of the same name. Van Johnson stars as Lt. Howard Thayer, while other MGM stalwarts in the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 7, 1954
DVD Release Date: October 23, 1991
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Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The tone in many ways reminded me of Top Gun, which would come out three decades later: Callow young pilots learn to rely on their fellow fighter jocks and act as a team.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Tepid factual Korean War drama about life aboard an American naval aircraft carrier stationed off Korea in the Sea of Japan.

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