Fighter Squadron (1948)

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During World War II, an insubordinate fighter pilot finds the shoe on the other foot when he's promoted.


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Director:

Raoul Walsh

Writers:

Seton I. Miller, Martin Rackin (additional dialogue)

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17 November 2006 | David Spalding
5
| Corny and cardboard as they come, but TERRIFIC footage
If what you want is a thoughtful, authentic war drama, look elsewhere. This one's hilariously typecast, predictable, rigidly rah-rah, and ... gorgeous in Technicolor. The side story about the conniving sergeant is amusing, but distracting. The dialog is delivered with rapid-fire precision by the accomplished cast, so don't sneeze or you'll miss something.

The star of the picture is the combat footage. Lots and lots of great color footage of planes, some of them making emergency landings and airborne kills.

Oh, and look for a mighty young Rock Hudson in the squadron.

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