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Les Espions (1957) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Josef von Sternberg and produced by Howard Hughes.

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Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon: [to Jim] One minute I want to kill you and the next minute I want to kiss you and... kiss you and... kiss you.


Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon: [When asked why a fellow Russian has ejected from an aircraft sitting on the runway] He must have pulled the seat ejection lever instead of the seat adjustment lever!


Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon: Have you had many of them?
Col. Jim Shannon: Many what?
Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon: Women.


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The last two flights of the first Bell X-1, Glamorous Glennis, were filmed for inclusion in Jet Pilot. It played the part of a Soviet "parasite fighter". The movie shows it being launched from Boeing EB-50A Superfortress, serial 46-0007. The X-1 was repainted for its role. The vertical stabilizer, fairings on the top and bottom of the fuselage, and the left wing and horizontal stabilizer were painted white. It continued to wear the movie makeup while displayed at the National Air and Space Museum until it was restored for installation in the Milestones of Flight Gallery in 1976.
Features a night intercept of a B-36B by a Lockheed F-94A Starfire. Although the scene is very dark, the rarely seen retractable 20mm cannon turrets of the B-36B are visible in the extended position.
In a later flight, his plane's engine lost a turbine disk during a routine climb, forcing a dead-stick landing.
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