War Lover

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War Lover ★★½ 1962

An American daredevil flying captain and his co-pilot find themselves vying for the affections of a woman during WWII in England. Seeks human frailty beneath surface heroism. McQueen is impressive, no thanks to mediocre script. Excellent aerial photography, and featuring one of only a very few serviceable WWII B-17s then remaining. Based on John Hersey's novel. 105m/ B VHS, DVD . GB Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Shirley Anne Field, Bill Edwards, Gary Cockrell; D: Philip Leacock; W: Howard Koch.