A Gathering of Eagles (DVD)
An Oscar nominated war drama. When Major General Kirby (Kevin McCarthy) lands unannounced at an airbase with a 30-man team to undertake an Operational Readiness Inspection - all hell is soon let loose at the 904th Strategic Aerospace Wing. Responsible for America s Strategic Air Command, General Hewitt (Leif Erickson) decides that the base s commander doesn t have what it takes to be in control of its arsenal of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers and Titan I missiles. Enter Colonel Jim Caldwell (Rock Hudson), who is offered the task of bringing the whole base up to operational readiness for Cold War activities. The ambitious Caldwell jumps at the promotion and discovers that his good friend and Korean War buddy, Colonel Hollis Farr (Rod Taylor), is the vice wing commander. But as his ambition to bring the base into line overpowers his relationship with his friend and colleagues, Caldwell soon finds that even his new wife (Mary Peach) is beginning to question who he has become...
Running Time: 115 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 11/04/2016
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