Twelve O'Clock High Overview:

Twelve O'Clock High (1949) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Henry King and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Sy Bartlett and Beirne Lay, Jr published in 1948.

Twelve O'Clock High was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1998.

Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorGregory PeckNominated
Best Supporting ActorDean JaggerWon
Best Picture20th Century-FoxNominated
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Maj. Gen. Ben Pritchard: I believe that to a certain degree, a man makes his own luck.


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This film is used by the U.S. Navy as an example of leadership styles in its Leadership and Management Training School. The Air Force's College for Enlisted Professional Military Education also uses this film as a education aid in its Noncommissioned Officer Academies. The film has also been used for leadership training in civilian non-military seminars.
The air battles were cut together from authentic World War II footage.
The Robin Hood Toby mug prop can be spotted in the background in a scene from the 20th Century Fox movie Valley of the Dolls. It's sitting on a wire-frame shelving unit in one of the "Dolls" apartments.
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Twelve O'Clock High

Released 1949
Inducted 1998
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