A Yank in the R.A.F.

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  • Passed
  • 1941
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 6.3  (1,552)

A Yank in the R.A.F. is a 1941 war drama film directed by Henry King and starring Tyrone Power, Betty Grable, and John Sutton. Set in the early days of World War II, the film tells the story of a brash American pilot who joins the Royal Air Force (RAF), falls in love with a singer, and ultimately finds himself caught up in the conflict between the Axis and the Allies.

The film begins with the introduction of Tim Baker (Tyrone Power), a cocky American pilot who dreams of joining the RAF to fight in the war. Despite the warnings of his British friend, Tommy (John Sutton), who serves in the RAF, Tim manages to secure a spot in the service and sets off for England.

Once in England, Tim meets Carol Brown (Betty Grable), a beautiful singer who works for the RAF as an entertainer. Despite their initial disagreements, the two quickly fall in love and embark on a passionate romance.

However, Tim's easygoing demeanor and brash attitude quickly earn him the ire of his superiors, who see him as a liability to the war effort. Despite his recklessness, Tim manages to prove himself as a skilled and fearless pilot, and eventually finds himself in the thick of battle against the German Luftwaffe.

As the war rages on, Tim and Carol must come to terms with the dangers and sacrifices of their respective roles in the war. With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, each must decide how far they are willing to go to fight for what they believe in.

A Yank in the R.A.F. is a thrilling war drama that captures the spirit and sacrifice of the men and women who fought in World War II. With its stunning aerial battle sequences, powerful performances from its lead actors, and heartwarming romance at its core, this film is a true classic of the genre.

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    6.3  (1,552)