A Gathering of Eagles
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"A Gathering of Eagles" is a 1963 film about the U.S. Air Force during the Cold War and the pressures of command. The plot is patterned after the World War II film Twelve O'Clock High, which producer-screenwriter Sy Bartlett also wrote, with elements also mirroring Above and Beyond and Toward the Unknown, films written by his collaborator, Beirne Lay, Jr.. The film was directed by Delbert Mann.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: Sy Bartlett
- art direction by Henry Bumstead & Alexander Golitzen
- written by Sy Bartlett & Robert Pirosh
- music by Tom Lehrer, Jerry Goldsmith
- costume design by Irene
- genres: War film, Drama
- subjects: Cold War, Aviation
- released on (52 years ago)
- award: - Academy Award for Best Sound Editing nomination for Robert L. Bratton
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