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The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol(1938)

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Brief Synopsis

A flight commander in France almost cracks under the pressure of sending men to their deaths.

Cast & Crew

Errol Flynn [Captain] Courtney
Basil Rathbone Major Brand
David Niven [Lieutenant] Scott
Carl Esmond Von Meuller
Peter Willes Hollister
James Burke Flaherty
Stuart Hall Bentham
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1938 Production Date:  A First National Picture
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Vitaphone Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  103 or 105 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Far Exceeds Its Predecessor

    farsuperiordawnpatrol 2014-05-25

    Much better than earlier film.Didn't realize Hurrah For e Next Man was written regarding a cholera outbreak in India in 1800s,per Lionel... MORE>

  • The Dawn of War

    Rod 2012-06-26

    Excellent portrayal of the test of one's nerves under pressure,and the gallantry under fire.One of the best Flynn ever did,esp with Niven and Rathbone MORE>

  • Two Fine Performances

    Errol/Basil 2012-06-21

    Thanks TCM for including this gem in the birthday salutes for both actors.I have to admit to being crazy for Rathbone.His character is his best... MORE>