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God Is My Co-Pilot (1945)

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Robert L. Scott has dreamed his whole life of being a fighter pilot, but when war comes he finds himself flying transport planes over The Hump into China. In China, he persuades General ... See full summary »

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Robert L. Scott has dreamed his whole life of being a fighter pilot, but when war comes he finds himself flying transport planes over The Hump into China. In China, he persuades General Chennault to let him fly with the famed Flying Tigers, the heroic band of airmen who'd been fighting the Japanese long before Pearl Harbor. Scott gets his chance to fight, ultimately engaging in combat with the deadly Japanese pilot known as Tokyo Joe. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Actor Richard Loo who plays the notorious "Tokyo Joe" in this film was also in Republic's 1942 opus "Flying Tigers" as Dr. Tsing who was staff physician for the AVG. See more »

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The P-40s taking off for the raid at the end of the film have empty racks where the external fuel tanks should be attached. Such a long-range mission would require auxiliary tanks. See more »

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Referenced in Cheers: Fear Is My Co-Pilot (1986) See more »

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Rest In Peace General Scott!
28 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Here in Atlanta we mourn the death Monday, February 27th of General Robert L. Scott, ace and author of the book from which this classic movie was made. Scott owed $25,00 in back taxes after publishing his (most successful) book in the Summer of 1943 - during the height of WW II. His publisher advanced the tax money to him and gave him another assignment. The result: "Damned to Glory". Other books include "Runway to the Sun", Look of the Eagle", Tiger in the Sky and another classic IMHO: "Chennault of China". They don't make 'em - men and movies - like this any more. Scott to his last days was a fixture at the renowned Museum of Avation in Warner Robins, GA. He was always very helpful and full of stories with which to inform and regale the museum patrons. He will be sorely missed. Get the movie and the book and savor them like old wine.


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