The Sound Barrier

Directed by David Lean

Year: 1952
Running Time: 117
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Country: U.K.
Language: English
Genres: Adventure, Drama
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The Sound Barrier

Cast
Ralph Richardson
Ann Todd
Nigel Patrick
Denholm Elliott
John Justin
Dinah Sheridan
Jack Allen

Crew
Directed by David Lean


The story of avian exploration and of the human problems which beset those on earth who can only sit and wait. John Ridgefield, pioneer airman and visionary, manufactures jet planes designed to fly faster than sound into a new world, where speeds of two thousand miles an hour may be commonplace. But his daughter, Susan, believing that human life is more important than human progress, condemns her father's aims and endeavors as senseless ambition.

Nominee for Best Screenplay at the Academy Awards. Winner of Best British Actor, Best British Film, and Best Film at the BAFTA Awards.

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"The excitement and beauty of early jet aviation are still irresistible."

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