Flying Tigers (1942) was a Action - Drama Film directed by David Miller and produced by Edmund Grainger.
Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Scoring||Victor Young||Nominated|
Flying Tigers (1942)By Beatrice on Sep 11, 2014 From Flickers in Time
Flying Tigers Directed by David Miller Written by Kenneth Garnet and Barry Trivers 1942/USA Republic Pictures First viewing/Amazon Instant Video This not a bad movie but come prepared for a representative collection of tropes from every other flight combat movie out there, with some from Only Ange... Read full article
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Jim Gordon: [referring to the flight of replacement pilots] Any word on that flight yet?
Rangoon hotel clerk: Yes sir, it was attacked and fired on by Japanese aircraft. She's coming in on one wing and a prayer.
[after the first sortie]
Jim Gordon: A little rough in spots, Dale, but I think after you've learned a few things about... Dale?
[finds him dead]
Jim Gordon: ... Mike! Take care of Dale, would you? Thanks.
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Theodore Lydecker claimed that no actual aircraft were used in this movie, with the effects being created by Republic Pictures' 15-man special effects department, headed by he and his brother Howard Lydecker.
Some clips of the dogfights and Japanese ack-ack guns were from confiscated Japanese newsreels.
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