The Iron Petticoat

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Movie (1956)

Bob Hope (Capt. Chuck Lockwood)
Katharine Hepburn (Capt. Vinka Kovelenko)
Noelle Middleton (Connie)
James Robertson Justice (Col. Sklarnoff)

Captain Vinka Kovelenko defects from Russia, but not for political reasons. She defects because she feels discriminated against as a woman. Captain Chuck Lockwood gets the order to show her the bright side of capitalism, while she tries to convince him of the superority of communism. Naturaly, they fall in love, but there's still the KGB, which doesn't like the idea of having a defected Russian officer running around in London.

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak

Marked as ЯS-784, portraying a Soviet Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15.


North American F-86D Sabre "Dog"


Boeing B-29 Superfortress

Or a B-50, both were in service during filming.


Douglas C-47 Skytrain

s/n ...48(?)792 Portraying a Lisunov Li-2.


Avro 652A Anson

Possibly registration TX250, c/n 1324 built in 1946.


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