Love and War

Nov 8, 2018

Friday 9pm and Saturday 10pm - THE BIG LIFT 1950 - Drama starring Montgomery Clift and Paul Douglas.  This film was shot on location in Berlin in 1949 and used newsreel footage of the actual airlift which provided an authentic glimpse of the post war state of the city. 

THE BIG LIFT - During the 1948 Berlin Airlift, as British and American forces break a Russian blockade of the divided German city, a pair of American soldiers fall in love with local women against a backdrop of increasing Cold War tensions. Ground control specialist Hank Kowalski (Paul Douglas) finds happiness with the idealistic Gerda (Bruni Löbel), but, when pilot Danny MacCullough (Montgomery Clift) falls for the beautiful, mysterious Frederica (Cornell Borchers), his friends question her motives.