A handsomely mounted aviation adventure from the director, screenwriter and one of the stars of the hugely successful BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID, this film deals with that colorful era of the early 1920s when barnstorming--performing aerial feats before rural crowds--was so
The self-proclaimed Great Waldo Pepper (Redford) is one of those celebrated aerial daredevils. Though he had been an undistinguished WWI flyer, he claims to have met German ace Kessler (Brundin) in combat. Olsson (Svenson) is his friendly rival in matters both professional and romantic. Their
ongoing tomfoolery eventually leads to several mishaps, crashes, and--during a spec...