A naive young officer straight from school arrives on the Western front to fight the air war against the Germans. However, the life expectancy of green pilots is not very good. Written by
Orde Saunders <ODS101@York.ac.uk>
High above the trenches 14 days is a long life...This is the 15th day!
Did You Know?
The film is an adaptation of the play "Journey's End" by R.C. Sheriff, written just after the Great War. The setting is transplanted from the trenches to an airfield, but most of the characters and some incidents are almost unchanged. See more
Croft and Sinclair fly an Avro 504 on a reconnaissance mission. They are attacked by a German fighter. When we see the Avro from the German pilots point of view, it has transformed into a Caudron Luciole, because those scenes are outtakes from "The Blue Max". See more
Mess Corporal Bennett
[as the pilots set off early in the morning on a dangerous mission
How many for breakfast? Any of them?
Remake of Journey's End
Roses of Picardy
Written by Haydn Wood
and Frederick Edward Weatherly See more