"Dive Bomber" (also known as "Bombardieri in picchiata") is a Drama film directed by Michael Curtiz, and written by Frank Wead (screenplay), released on August 12 of 1941 in the USA . Errol Flynn and Fred MacMurray are starring, alongside Ralph Bellamy, Alexis Smith, Robert Armstrong and Regis Toomey.
Who directed "Dive Bomber":
Dive Bomber was directed by Michael Curtiz, a director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before Dive Bomber, Michael Curtiz had directed The Sea Wolf, released in 1941, Santa Fe Trail (1940), The Sea Hawk (1940), Virginia City (1940), Four Wives (1939), and The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939). Since, he directed Captains of the Clouds, released in 1942, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Casablanca (1942), Passage to Marseille (1944), Janie (1944), and Roughly Speaking (1945).
When was "Dive Bomber" released:
Dive Bomber was first released on Tuesday, August 12, 1941, in the United States. Another film released on Tuesday, August 12, 1941 is Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (dir. Victor Fleming). This was seventy-eight (78) years ago.
What is the casting of "Dive Bomber":
At the casting of Dive Bomber we find Errol Flynn, previously seen in Footsteps in the Dark (1941) and Santa Fe Trail (1940); Fred MacMurray (Rangers of Fortune (1940), Too Many Husbands (1940)); Ralph Bellamy (Footsteps in the Dark (1941), Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)) [ more... ]
- Louis Jean Heydt and Errol Flynn, Moroni Olsen can be seen in Santa Fe Trail, released in 1940.
- Errol Flynn, Ralph Bellamy and Allen Jenkins also worked together in Footsteps in the Dark, released in 1941.
- Fred MacMurray, Regis Toomey and Cliff Nazarro also worked together in New York Town, released in 1941.
- Louis Jean Heydt and Regis Toomey, Herbert Anderson also appeared together in Island in the Sky, released in 1953.
What is the Storyline of "Dive Bomber":
During pre-war operations from an aircraft carrier off Hawaii, the VFA-14 "High Hats" bomber Squadron arrives in a wingover approach to San Diego although one of its pilots blacks out during the high speed dive and crashes. At the base hospital in San Diego, Lt. Commander Joe Blake (Fred MacMurray) is concerned that Lt. "Swede" Larson (Louis Jean Heydt) will not survive. Navy Lt. Doctor Doug Lee (Errol Flynn) convinces the Senior Surgeon (Moroni Olsen) to operate but the pilot dies on the operating table. [...]
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