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The Big Lift (1950) was a Drama - War Film directed by George Seaton and produced by William Perlberg.

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Alfred L. Freiburger: [as they march between the honor guard toward the welcome ceremony] Fix your hat.
Sgt. 1st Class Danny MacCullough: I feel just as if you and I were getting married, lieutenant.


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The film was made in occupied Germany. All scenes were photographed in the real locations associated with the story, including episodes in the American, French, British and Russian sectors of Berlin.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 18, 1951 with Paul Douglas reprising his film role.
With the exception of Montgomery Clift and Paul Douglas, all military personnel in the film were actual members of the US military on duty in Germany at the time.
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