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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe's book drew liberally from the life story of Chuck Yeager. It dramatises the journey from Chuck Yeager breaking the sound barrier in "Glamorous Glennis" to manned space flight in the Mercury programme.

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The Right Stuff (movie)

The movie stars Sam Shepphard, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid and Scott Glenn. 3 hours long and never a dull moment!

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Chuck Yeager advises Sam Shepard during filming of "The Right Stuff"

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