MAN IN THE SKY .
British Movie in Mono+B&W,Some Plane scenes in Ealing Studios & Most over W-Ton & Pendeford,Fordhouses,Bushbury,Bilbrook & surrounding area.
It's Wolverhampton in the mid 1950's a Test Pilot flying hundreds of feet above was in the midst of an emergency, controls were not operating properly,so there's danger of a crash.
A prospective aeroplane fleet buyer is ordered to save himself and his team by parachuting from demonstration 'plane - Jack Hawkins was the actor for the central role though married (in the film) to Elizabeth Sellers risks his company's reputation and his own life as the 'Man in the Sky'.
Not the best film ever,though good shots of Pendeford Airfield & Control Tower,plus Moreton Road,Elston Hall Lane,Fordhouse Road,Three Tuns Lane (Including Shops & original Railway Bridge)etc.
A film heritage connected to ,Lavender Hill Mob,Hue & Cry,Zulu,Cruel Sea,Fantastic Voyage,Cul De Sac.
Jack Hawkins,Donald Pleasance,Lional Jeffries,Elizabeth Sellars etc,Directed by Charles Crichton