This throwback to the pilot-as-romantic-hero films of the 1930s and 1940s features David Carradine as Bradley Randolph, a brooding flyboy whose daring antics in a flying circus thrill the crowd but worry his friends and family. Photographer Helen St. Clair (Jennifer O'Neill), an old flame
of Bradley's, is unable to tell him that he is the father of her child. Joseph Bottoms plays a drug-dealing fellow flier. Although Carradine's quietly anti-heroic ways are intriguing, the filmmakers' main interest is in the never-ending aerial sequences, which are indeed beautiful to watch but
fail to advance the plot or embellish the emotional tension with meaning. Owes a nod to ...