Heroes Del Aire (1957)

Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - Spain  |  
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Though nothing special, Heroes del Aire was deemed worthy of entry in the 1957 San Sebastian Film Festival. Told in flashback, this is the story of air-rescue pilot Alfredo Mayo. Beginning with his participation in the Spanish Civil War, the film culminates with the hero's rescue of a planeload of terrified passengers. What no one knows is that he has been motivated not by courage, but by fear: He'd rather face death than admit to his part in a scandal that could destroy his entire family. Though Alfredo Mayo is the real star of Heroes del Aire, top billing goes to leading lady Lina Morales.

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airplane, barnstorming, family, passenger, rescue, scandal