Dawn Patrol

1938 *v WWI- D. Niven; The classic WWI aviation epic. Remake of the 1930 Dawn Patrol, which was then retitled ‘Flight Commander’. Much if not most of the stunt footage was re-used. Nieuport 28’s, Travelair 4000’s (‘Fokker’), Thomas-Morse S.4C, and Pfalz D.XII, all mainly on the ground. Two staged crashes by Frank Clarke. Directed by Howard Hawks, written by J.M Saunders, both previously WWI pilots.

Information on IMDb (opens in new window or tab)