The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in World War II, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war.
Did You Know?
The movie's dedication in the closing credits states: "This film is dedicated to the more than 250,000 young men and women from around the world, who participated in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada during the Second World War and to all those whose lives and hearts they touched for a moment . . . forever." See more
Betsy the prostitute is shown nude from behind but in the next shot from the front when she is shot from the shoulders up it can be seen the actress is wearing a tube top. See more
Fair dinkum. Better than stamps.
It's Only a Paper Moon
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Billy Rose
and E.Y. Harburg
Performed by Heather Davies (chorister) See more