Cinema: The New Pictures, Jan. 2, 1956

The Night My Number Came Up

(Rank; Continental). One night in Shanghai after the war, Air Marshal Sir Victor Goddard of the Royal New Zealand Air Force overheard a conversation at a party. "Wasn't this party to welcome Air Marshal Goddard?" a voice behind him asked. "It certainly was," said another. "Why?" The first voice replied: "He's dead! Died last night in a crash." The air marshal turned. There was apology and explanation—"I had a dream last night. It seemed so true." The dream was described; the air marshal laughed and thought no more...

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