Fighter Squadron [DVD] [1948]

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  • Fighter Squadron (DVD) (Full Screen) (English) 1948
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Fighter Squadron
Excellent Technicolor photography, principally in the aerial scenes, is the main asset of the cliché-ridden Fighter Squadron. Set in the months just prior to D-Day, the plot zeroes in on Marjor Ed Hardin (Edmond O'Brien) leader of a squadron of fearless combat pilots. In keeping with the conventions of the era, the training and flying sequences are counterbalanced with comic byplay involving wheeler-dealer Sergeant Dolan (Tom D'Andrea), whose flippant attitudes towards the opposite sex are a bit hard to take today. Far more effective is the performance of 15-year-old Jack Larson, making his screen debut in the role of a rookie pilot who grows up in a hurry after scoring his first kill (Larson later gained TV immortality as Jimmy Olsen on Superman). Also making his first screen appearance, in a role so small it isn't even billed, is a former truck driver named Rock Hudson. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Edmond O'Brien
    Edmond O'Brien - Maj. Ed Hardin
  • Robert Stack
    Robert Stack - Capt. Stu Hamilton
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    John Rodney - Col. Bill Brickley
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    Tom D'Andrea - Sgt. Dolan
  • Henry Hull
    Henry Hull - Brig. Gen. Mike McCready

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