The Golden Age

This short documentary celebrating a half-century of flight (the first human flight, powered by the Wright brothers, took place on 17 December 1903) examines the state of aviation in the late 1950s. The question, at that juncture, no longer was whether men could fly, but how fast and how far, and the film describes and reviews the top aircraft of the day: turbo-jets, stratocruisers, and missiles that outstrip the speed of sound. Part 3 of Salute to Flight, a 3-part film series about aviation.

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Film Credits

director
Richard Gilbert
producer
Thomas Farley
script
Stuart Nutter
William Weintraub
photography
John Foster
Ray Jones
sound
Michel Belaieff
André Hourlier
editing
Martin Defalco
sound editing
Kenneth Heeley-Ray
Sidney Pearson
re-recording
George Croll
music
Malca Gillson

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