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?
Portions of the film were filmed at actual former British Commonwealth Air Training Plan bases in Manitoba. These sites include the former RCAF Stations Brandon, (the site of the Brandon Airport and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum), Rivers and Chater. See more
When saying goodbye to his family at the station the Union Jack Flag is flying upside down. See more
That's the thing about life, Johnny. you never know where it's gonna take you from one moment to the next. and it's full of surprises.
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