Flying Tigers Overview:

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)

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Best Music - ScoringVictor YoungNominated
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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: [reading Woody's final letter] Do me a favor, will you, Pappy? Give my leather jacket to Reardon, he's a cool character. Divide my address book evenly among the boys in the barracks. And give my silk scarf to the next hedge-hopper who thinks this is an easy racket we're in. Woody.


[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.


Jim Gordon: I hope you two had a good time, 'cause Hap paid the check.


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Howard Lydecker and Theodore Lydecker, Republic Pictures' special effects wizards, shot all outdoor effects shots around Santa Fe, New Mexico, in order to take advantage of the impressive cloud formations.
This movie broke all boxoffice records for Republic Pictures by a large margin and was one of the top grossing movies of the year.
When John Carroll was introduced to a Tiger from Texas, he inquires, "Do you know the McNaught Sisters in Fort Worth?" This was an inside joke by screenwriter Barry Trivers. The McNaught Sisters - Mary, Ruth and Corinne - were actually from Fort Worth and were cousins of Florine McKinney, Trivers' former wife.
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