Main title from No Highway (1951) (3). Nevil Shute

No Highway


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, Thriller | 1h 39min |
| Stars: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns | Director: Henry Koster

During a transatlantic flight, a boffin works out that the plane’s tail is about to fall off from metal fatigue

EXCITEMENT and SUSPENSE 18,000 Feet Over the Atlantic!


James Stewart
Theodore Honey
Marlene Dietrich
Monica Teasdale
Glynis Johns, in the dual role of Caroline/Miranda Trewella, strikes a sexy pose in a publicity shot from Mad About Men (1954)
Marjorie Corder
British actor Jack Hawkins wears a jacket and tie
Dennis Scott
Janette Scott
Elspeth Honey
Elizabeth Allan
Shirley Scott
Ronald Squire
Sir John – Director
Jill Clifford
Peggy – Stewardess
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The central premise of this adaptation from a popular novel is fascinating, but the romantic asides are a distraction and the characters are cardboard; the film still entertains through sheer professionalism. (Halliwell’s)


Main title from No Highway (1951) (4). Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins, Janette Scott, Elizabeth Allan, Ronald Squire, Jill Clifford
Main title from No Highway (1951) (3). Nevil Shute
Main title from No Highway (1951) (2). James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich
Main title from No Highway (1951) (1)


Henry Koster
Louis D Lighton
Nevil Shute
R C Sherriff
Writer (screen play)

Also known as

No Highway in the Sky (USA)


Twentieth Century-Fox Productions
Production company
Twentieth Century Fox Film Company
Distribution company