Fail Safe (1964)
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French title : Point limite
Dan O'Herlihy (Brigadier General Warren A. "Blackie" Black)
Walter Matthau (Professor Groeteschele)
Frank Overton (General Bogan)
Ed Binns (Colonel Jack Grady)
An accidental thermonuclear first-strike attack by a group of United States Vindicator bombers is launched. A commercial aircraft with radio failure is mistaken for a UFO and the alert turned red. When the airplane is identified, another error occured ...
- 1 Hung Toys
- 2 Mooney M20E Super 21
- 3 Convair B-58 Hustler
- 4 North American F-100F Super Sabre
- 5 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
- 6 Convair F-102 Delta Dagger
- 7 Convair F-106 Delta Dart
- 8 McDonnell F-101 Voodoo
- 9 Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
- 10 Unidentified Aircraft
- 11 North American X-15A
- 12 Grumman F-9J Cougar
- 13 See also
At left, probably a Convair C-131 Samaritan. At right two unidentified tails, one printed by registration N785CP (or N765CP ?).
Named Vindicator bombers by the headquaters.
Later seen as a negative shot. First, the second prototype s/n 50661.
Then a craft in the colors of the USAF.
Shown as a negative picture.
The crew of a Convair B-58 was seated in tandem in three different cockpits. But the movie show them in a single one like in a Stratofortress.
If the following Delta is not a F-102, it's a F-106 !
Another aircraft display through a negative process.
Perhaps Sparrow I's during tests on a Douglas F3D Skyknight in the early 1950s ?
Another use of test firing footage seen (inverted) in The Lost Missile ?
Another shot used flipped.
Designation from 1962 of the F9F-8. Negative and inverted shot.