Flat Top

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Flat Top ★★½ 1952

The training of Navy fighter pilots aboard “flat top” aircraft carriers during WWII provides the drama here. A strict commander is appreciated only after the war when the pilots realize his role in their survival. The film makes good use of actual combat footage; fastpaced and effective. 85m/C VHS, DVD . Sterling Hayden, Richard Carlson, Keith Larsen, John Bromfield; D: Lesley Selander.