When Flight Lt Forbes and his crew are shot down after bombing their target, they discover valuable information, about a hidden German aircraft factory, that must get back to England. In their way across Germany, they try and cause as much damage as possible. Then with the chasing Germans about to pounce, they come up with an ingenious plan to escape. Written by
A screaming, screen-shaking once in a lifetime adventure!
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Did You Know?
When Ronald Reagan
's character is awakened, he complains that in his dream he had a date with Ann Sheridan
. Reagan had played opposite Sheridan three times including his two previous features, "Juke Girl" and "Kings Row." See more
At the beginning of the movie when the crew is starting engines, the aircraft shown is a twin engine Lockheed Hudson.. they show the engines starting twice to give the impression it is a 4 engine Boeing B-17 - which is what the crew is supposed to be flying. See more
Flying Officer Johnny Hammond
Come on, you big pickle-puss. Just give me one chance to kick you right in the middle of your goose-step!
Original music by Christina Macpherson (1895)
(Based on the Scottish tune "Craigielee", music by James Barr, with words by Robert Tannahill)
Revised music by Marie Cowan
Lyrics by A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson
Partially sung a cappella by Errol Flynn See more