• The Dawn Patrol (1938)

The Dawn Patrol

Release Date: 1938

DVD Release Date: March 27th, 2007

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Major Brand (Basil Rathbone), the commander of the 59th division of the British Royal Flying Corps in 1915 France, is frantic over the many casualties his squadron has suffered. When Captain Courtney (Errol Flynn) and his buddy Scott (David Niven) lose another of their best friends in a dangerous mission, Courtney lashes out at Brand, who hands Courtney the reins. Now in control, Captain Courtney soon sees things from Brand's perspective as more good men are killed in the line of duty.

Cast: Errol Flynn, David Niven, Basil Rathbone, Donald Crisp, Melville Cooper, Barry Fitzgerald, Carl Esmond, Peter Willes

Director: Edmund Goulding

Genres: War , Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Death, France, Friendship, Rousing, Sacrifice, Transformation, Rivalry

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