Quotation by Dalton Trumbo

We've got to figure these things a little bit different than most people. Y'know, there's something about going out in a plane that beats any other way.... A guy that washes out at the controls of his own ship, well, he goes down doing the thing that he loved the best. It seems to me that that's a very special way to die.
Dalton Trumbo (1905–1976), U.S. screenwriter. Victor Fleming. Al Yackey (Ward Bond), A Guy Named Joe, trying to comfort Dorinda (1943).

Adaptation by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan from an original story by Chandler Sprague and David Boehm; original name, James Dalton Trumbo.
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