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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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Associated Press correspondent Richard O'Malley and ABC News correspondent Lyford Moore play themselves in the film.
During the filming, they would get waivers signed by those who were in a shot and they thought would be in the finished film and paid them $500. Some men appeared but were never paid and some who were paid had their appearances end up on the cutting room floor.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 18, 1951 with Paul Douglas reprising his film role.
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