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The Dawn Patrol
Directed by:
Edmund Goulding

Released on December 23 of 1938 in the USA, "The Dawn Patrol" is a War/Drama film directed by Edmund Goulding, and written by Seton I. Miller . Errol Flynn and Basil Rathbone are starring, alongside David Niven, Donald Crisp, Melville Cooper and Barry Fitzgerald.

Roaring into each blood-red dawn . . . fighting for women they had never seen . . . for love they might never know ! !

Who is the director of "The Dawn Patrol":

The Dawn Patrol was directed by Edmund Goulding, an English writer, director, actor, and producer.

Before making The Dawn Patrol, Edmund Goulding had directed White Banners, released in 1938, A Night at the Opera (1935), Hollywood Party (1934), Riptide (1934), Blondie of the Follies (1932), and Grand Hotel (1932). Since, he directed Dark Victory, released in 1939, The Old Maid (1939), We Are Not Alone (1939), The Great Lie (1941), Forever and a Day (1943), and The Constant Nymph (1943).

What was the release date of "The Dawn Patrol":

The Dawn Patrol was first released in the United States on Friday, December 23, 1938. Also released on Friday, December 23, 1938 has been Newsboys' Home (dir. Arthur Lubin and Harold Young). This was eighty (80) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, June 08, 1939 in France and on Thursday, October 25, 1945 in Italy.

What is the cast of "The Dawn Patrol":

At the casting of The Dawn Patrol we find Errol Flynn, previously seen in The Sisters (1938) and Four's a Crowd (1938); Basil Rathbone (If I Were King (1938), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)); David Niven (Four Men and a Prayer (1938), Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)) [ more... ]

  • Herbert Evans and Donald Crisp, Barry Fitzgerald, Morton Lowry also appeared in How Green Was My Valley, released in 1941.
  • Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, Melville Cooper and Herbert Evans also appeared together in The Adventures of Robin Hood, released in 1938.
  • Errol Flynn, David Niven, Donald Crisp and Herbert Evans also worked together in The Charge of the Light Brigade, released in 1936.
  • Barry Fitzgerald, Morton Lowry and Herbert Evans also appeared together in None But the Lonely Heart, released in 1944.
  • Herbert Evans and Basil Rathbone, Peter Willes can also be seen in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, released in 1939.
  • Basil Rathbone, Peter Willes and Morton Lowry can be seen in The Hound of the Baskervilles, released in 1939.
  • Donald Crisp, Stuart Hall and Herbert Evans also appeared in Forever and a Day, released in 1943.

What is the Storyline of "The Dawn Patrol":

In 1915, at the airdrome in France of the Royal Flying Corps' 59th Squadron, Major Brand (Basil Rathbone), the squadron commander, and his adjutant Phipps (Donald Crisp) anxiously await the return of the dawn patrol. Brant is near his breaking point. He has lost 16 pilots in the previous two weeks, nearly all of them young replacements with little training and no combat experience. Brand is ordered to send up tomorrow what amounts to a suicide mission. Captain Courtney (Errol Flynn), leader of A Flight, [...]

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