Only some startlingly good aerial shots and overall strong production values lift this impossible story to the acceptable level. Wayne does his macho best as the colonel in charge of an Alaskan Air Force base. He is suddenly confronted by a defecting Russian pilot unlike any he might
expect, a beautiful blonde, Leigh. They fly to Washington, DC, and there Wayne learns to love his truculent but gorgeous cold war enemy. They marry, but Wayne comes to believe Leigh is a spy planted in the US to get top secrets. He agrees to pretend to defect to Russia to learn what he can, but
it's Leigh who learns that her side is tyrannical, and she and Wayne fly back to the US in a...