Cinema: Sick SAC

A Gathering of Eagles. The Strategic Air Command is magnificent matter for an epic film, for a Lawrence of the wild blue yonder. But the only previous picture on the subject, 1955's Strategic Air Command, was just a big, slick, did-you-ever-see-such-a-crazy-tractor romance in which Jimmy Stewart fell in love with a $3,000,000 airplane and took off for Cloud Nine. Now Hollywood has, in effect, remade the movie with glittering new hardware (B-52s instead of B-47s) and a dull old theme: "Will SACcess spoil Rock Hudson?" Rock is an Air Force colonel assigned to command a SAC Wing that has just flunked...

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