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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.
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.
All the US officers appearing in the movie kept their actual rank except one, John R. Mason, who was "demoted" to the rank of sergeant for the story.
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