Major Chick Davis proves to the U.S. Army the superiority of high altitude precision bombing, and establishes a school for bombardiers. Training is followed in semi-documentary style, with personal dramas in subplots. The climax is a spectacular, if somewhat jingoistic, battle sequence.
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The word "Hell" is drowned out with various sound effects each time an actor says it. See more
The pilot would never have bailed out of his plane without trying every procedure to save it, including the shut-down procedure that eventually freed the stuck controls. Nor would a commanding officer have ordered everyone to bail out of said aircraft before all possible procedures had been tried to save it. See more
Maj. Chick Davis
The three greatest things in a bombadier's existence are: 'Hit the target', 'Hit the target', and 'Hit the target'.
Brigadier General Eugene L. Eubank is billed first because he is credited in the forward before any cast is mentioned, and he is not listed in the comprehensive end credits. See more
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References Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Song of the Bombardiers
(1942) (published title)
On-screen title: "Song of the U. S. Bombardiers"
Music by M.K. Jerome
(as M. K. Jerome)
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Played during the opening and closing credits and often in the score
Sung by the audience at the magic show See more