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Jet

Sweden, 1960 (MIFF 1962, Films From Scandinavia)

Director: Lauritz Falk

Since the dawn of time, man has longed to fly. This film, using the symbolic language of ballet, shows the history of aviation with particular em¬phasis on the principles and construction of jet aircraft. Jet received an Award of Merit from the San Francisco Festival.

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