Air Force (1943) was a Black-and-white - War Film directed by Howard Hawks and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Jack L. Warner.
Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Cinematography||James Wong Howe, Elmer Dyer, Charles Marshall||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||George Amy||Won|
|Best Writing||Dudley Nichols||Nominated|
Air Force (1943)By Beatrice on Oct 11, 2014 From Flickers in Time
Air Force Directed by Howard Hawks Written by Dudley Nichols 1943/USA Warner Bros. First viewing/Amazon Instant Video Air Force?is a solid piece of wartime propaganda, this time in the air. An air crew comprised of the usual assortment of Hollywood types has been assigned to deliver a new bomber,... Read full article
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Actual newsreel footage was expertly inserted into the film, including scenes from the Battle of the Coral Sea.
The "Mary Ann" sadly was lost in the Pacific when it returned to combat duty after the release of the movie.
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