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Twelve O'Clock High
CastCampbell Copelin, Dean Jagger, Don Guadagno, Don Hicks, Gary Merrill
Brigadier General Frank Savage tells Davenport, referring to the altitude, "It'll be suicide at 9."
Davenport, referring to the bomber crews: ”Are you going to drive them till they crack?”
”Don't worry about me. If you want something to worry about, worry about the crews.” (0:21)
Savage tells Major General Prichard, referring to Davenport, "Over-identification with his men, I think that's what they call it." (0:27)
Davenport tells Lieutenant Zimmerman, "Don't worry about a thing." (0:29)
Richard tells Savage, "That's what cracked Keith." (0:34)
Savage tells an MP, referring to his car, "Goering could have been in it." (0:36)
Sergeant Mcilhenny tells Savage, referring to the air exec, "He left right after Lieutenant Zimmerman’s funeral."
”Suicide, sir.” (0:38)
Maj. Harvey Stovall tells Savage, "It's the first time I've been drunk in 20 years, but it may not be the last."
Stovall, referring to the air exec: ”It's only an opinion, but it’s possible he may be drunk too.”
Savage tells Lieutenant Colonel Ben Gately, ”You left the station to get drunk.” (0:4?)
Savage tells the bomber group, "Fear is normal, but stop worrying about it and about yourselves." (0:52)
Maj. Joe Cobb tells Savage, "No need to tell you I was stiff."
Savage: ”Well, stiff or not, you laid it on the line.”
Flight surgeon Maj. “Doc” Kaiser tells Savage, ”You gave them the shock treatment this morning, a bucket of cold water. I take it that's the key in which you want me to approach the problem as to how much stress they can take.”
”Besides the normal stress of a lot of flying, these men have had the breaking up of a strong personal attachment.”
Savage: ”You suggest a treatment?” (0:54)
Stovall tells Savage, "I think I'm suffering from combat fatigue." (1:31)
Savage: "Are you drunk, Colonel Stovall?"
Stovall: ”That is not why I'm drunk tonight. I got drunk because I am confused... and it confused me. I think I shall stay drunk until I'm not confused anymore.” (1:58)
Kaiser tells Davenport, referring to Savage, who appears catatonic, "State of shock. Complete collapse." (2:03)