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God Is My Co-Pilot (1945)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Biography | 7 April 1945 (USA)
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 »

Director:

Robert Florey

Writers:

Robert Lee Scott Jr. (book) (as Col. Robert Lee Scott Jr.), Peter Milne (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dennis Morgan ... Col. Robert Lee Scott
Dane Clark ... Johnny Petach
Raymond Massey ... Maj. Gen. Claire L. Chennault
Alan Hale ... Big Mike Harrigan
Andrea King ... Catherine Scott
John Ridgely ... David 'Tex' Hill
Stanley Ridges ... Col. Merian 'Steve' Cooper
Craig Stevens ... Ed Rector
Warren Douglas ... Bob Neale
Mark Stevens ... Sgt. Baldridge (as Stephen Richards)
Charles Smith ... Pvt. Motley
Minor Watson ... Col. Caleb V. Haynes
Richard Loo ... Tokyo Joe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Addison Richards ... (scenes deleted)
Donald Woods ... (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

7 April 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mão Que nos Guia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The Warner Brothers' Ranch near Los Angeles also became the airfield set for the film's opening sequence at the American Volunteer Group (AVG) base Kunming. There a trio of the full-scale P-40 mock-ups built several years earlier for Flying Tigers (1942), were evident in the background, along with two P-40Es reclaimed from the AAF Reclamation Depot in San Diego. See more »

Goofs

After Scott arrives in Kunming, one of the Tigers refers to his aircraft as a DC-3. In reality he would have called it a C-47; DC-3 was the civilian designation for the airplane. See more »

Quotes

Big Mike Harrigan: [Last lines] They who had scorned the thought of any strength except their own to lean on learned at length, how fear can sabotage the bravest heart. And human weakness, answering to the prod of terror, calls: "Help us, O God." Then silence lets the silent voice be heard, bringing its message like a spoken word, "Believe. Believe in me. Cast out your fear. Oh, I am not up there beyond the sky, but here, right here in your heart. I am the strength you seek. Believe."... And they believed.
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Referenced in Cheers: Fear Is My Co-Pilot (1986) See more »

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When I was 11 years old
10 November 2001 | by jacinta-1See all my reviews

When I was a little boy I first watched this movie in Denver, Colorado for the admission price of 35 cents. It was a great movie to see at that young age and fell in love with Alan Hale sr. the actor. I always tryed to see any film with him in it. Russ Tafoya.....Rest In Peace Mr. Alan Hale


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