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A Yank in the RAF (1941) was a War - Adventure Film directed by Henry King and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Louis F. Edelman.

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Tim Baker: Well, I haven't looked at another girl since you left.
Carol Brown: Well, I've looked at other men.
Tim Baker: Maybe, but I'll bet you didn't look at them the same way you looked at me that first night in Kansas City. Remember?... You were going east, and I was going west; then we saw each other, and I was going east!

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The film utilizes an oft-used storyline of the war movie genre which has two soldiers in love with the same girl.
Working on this movie, a 20th Century Fox studio camera operator for the flying sequences of this film, Otto Kanturek and his uncredited assistant, aerial photographer Jack Parry, were both killed in a military plane crash when a Hurricane fighter collided with their Avro Anson camera plane over Cawston, Norfolk, England on 26 June 1941 and this happened after filming for this picture. Other reports state that according to 20th Century-Fox studio publicity, these events involved the two flying to England to shoot airplane fight sequences and after this they, in a dogfight with the R.A.F., German aircraft shot them down and they were killed.
Bill Collins writes in his book 'Bill Collins presents The Golden Years of Hollywood', "With the co-operation of the Ministry for Information and a second-unit camera team headed by Ronald Neame . . . to shoot exciting RAF action in England, Daryl F. Zanuck livened-up the substance of the script and had a perfect vehicle for two of the 20th Century Fox company's top stars, Tyrone Power and Betty Grable. The box-office success of the movie was ensured by the stars . . ."
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