• Air Force (1943)

Air Force

Release Date: 1943

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary

On December 6, 1941, the crew of the Mary-Ann (including Arthur Kennedy, George Tobias, John Garfield) heads from California to Hawaii in a routine training flight. On the fateful trip, they witness the attack on Pearl Harbor and are unable to help in their unarmed B-17 bomber. With the Japanese strike spurring the United States into World War II, the crew is reassigned to aid in the defense of the Philippines and endures constant attacks from enemy combatants.

Cast: John Ridgely, Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy, John Garfield, Charles Drake, Harry Carey, George Tobias, Faye Emerson

Director: Howard Hawks

Genres: War

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Intense, 1940s, Quest, Soldier, Death, Father

Awards

Nominated Special Effects
Winner Film Editing
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)