When two cowboys are captured in the old west trying to rob a bank, they are exiled to the front lines of World War I to fight alongside the British. They get into a bet to see if they can fly a Gunbus, they do but then end up in another base under an officer who is determined to hunt down a German airship. Written by
bob the moo
There's a new kind of adventure in the air.
31 October 1986 (USA)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The film holds the record (2002) for the largest number of craftsmen and technicians employed on a dramatic feature, with 532. The crew built enormous sets for war scenes, constructed buildings that were to be exploded, and built airplanes similar to those used in 1917. See more
In this film the officers rank insignia were on their shoulder epaulets as on WWII and modern British Army officers uniforms. In the first world war officers rank was shown on the sleeve cuffs. See more
Referenced in From Hollywood to Deadwood
University of Hollywood Flight Song
Composed by Thom Keyes
& Fred Woessner
(as Fred Woesner) See more