Thunder Birds (1942)

Director
William A. Wellman

Main cast
Gene Tierney; Preston Foster; John Sutton; Jack Holt; Dame May Whitty

Genres
Drama, Romance, War

Description
On a secluded base in Arizona, veteran World War I pilot Steve Britt trains flyers to fight in World War II. One of his trainees, Englishman Peter Stackhouse, competes with Britt for the affections of Kay Saunders, the daughter of a local rancher. Despite their differences, Britt makes sure Sutton passes his training and becomes a combat pilot -- even though he loses Kay to the young man in the process.


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