A Yank in the RAF (1941)





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A Yank in the RAF is brash pilot Tim Baker (Tyrone Power), freshly arrived in London. Hoping to impress his nightclub-singer girlfriend Carol Brown (Betty Grable), Tim joins the Royal Air Force, immediately alienating everyone with his cockiness and "What the Hell?" attitude concerning the war. All this changes when Baker is obliged to fly under combat conditions, whereupon he shows what he's really made of. One of the most popular of the pre-Pearl Harbor "preparedness" films, A Yank in the RAF … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Darrell Ware, Karl Tunberg
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 21, 2002
Twentieth Century Fox



as Tim Baker

as Carol Brown

as Group Cmdr. John Mor...

as Flying Officer Roger...

as Cpl. Harry Baker

as Graves

as Thorndyke

as Squadron Leader

as Al Bennett

as Redmond

as Richardson

as Group Captain

as Canadian Major

as Mrs. Fitzhugh

as Officer

as Officer

as Intelligence Officer

as Copilot

as Radio Man

as Headwaiter

as Nurse at Boat

as Headwaiter at Regenc...

as Mrs. Pillby

as Instructor

as Radio Operator

as Wing Commander

as Chorus Girl

as Radio Operator

as Sergeant

as Uniformed Man

as Flight Lt. Richardso...

as Air Raid Warden

as Navigator

as Group Commander

as German Pilot

as German Pilot

as German Sergeant

as Cab Driver

as German Soldier

as Group Captain

as Navigator

as Intelligence Officer
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Made in 1941, this pro-British propaganda item was initiated by Zanuck, who chose his top stars, Tyrone Power and Betty Grable, for the assignment.

Full Review… | June 18, 2009

A bunch of model planes fly around. For nostalgia buffs, only.

June 11, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

November 7, 2003
Las Vegas Review-Journal

October 8, 2002
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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