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Ladies Courageous (1944)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, War | 1 February 1944 (USA)
The story of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, a unit of female pilots during WW II who flew bombers from the factories to their final destinations.

Director:

John Rawlins

Writers:

Virginia Spencer Cowles (novel), Doris Gilbert (as Dorris Gilbert) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Loretta Young ... Roberta Harper
Geraldine Fitzgerald ... Virgie Alford
Diana Barrymore ... Nadine
Anne Gwynne ... Gerry Vail
Evelyn Ankers ... Wilhelmina
Phillip Terry ... Tommy Harper
David Bruce ... Frank Garrison
Lois Collier ... Jill
June Vincent ... Mary Frances
Samuel S. Hinds ... Brig. General Wade
Richard Fraser ... Colonel Brennan
Frank Jenks ... Snapper
Janet Shaw ... Bee Jay
Kane Richmond ... Alex Anderson
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The story of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, a unit of female pilots during WW II who flew bombers from the factories to their final destinations.

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Taglines:

WOMEN WITH WINGS! (original print ad - all caps)

Genres:

Adventure | Drama | War

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fury in the Sky See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Geraldine Fitzgerald used to joke that even in the farthermost regions of the South Pacific, where soldiers were starved for entertainment, no one could sit through "Ladies Courageous." See more »

Quotes

Roberta Harper: We've all got to take a rain check on the future. We've all got to wait because the war can't.
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Soundtracks

I'll Remember April
(uncredited)
Music by Gene de Paul
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Great Flying Machines
8 October 2019 | by essersSee all my reviews

Ladies Coragious Hay I saw B-17s, C-47s, B-25s, AT-6s, P-40s, B-24s, and a B26. That's why I watched the film in the first place - to see now vintage aircrafts. The rest of the film was very much like a soap opera. Loretta Young was stately and beautiful. She did a creditable job with a lacking script. Frank Jenks was annoying. His part could have been played by a younger actor. The reminder of the actors did their best with what they had.


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