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Flipboard Like many British boys, public holidays back home were often spent watching classic war films with my dad or uncles. The latter was notable for its brilliant aerial combat scenes and a blonde-bombshell leading lady. However, its most memorable segment features a rag-tag rabble of ill-disciplined Polish fighters who defy the expectations of their stuffy RAF officers to outgun their hapless German adversaries in the skies above England.
Family photos are exchanged always a deadly sign for characters indulging in such sentimentalityfemale characters exist only to satisfy the sexual requirements of the male protagonists, and the childlike simplicity of the dialogue provides many an unintended snigger.
This is not a complicated film, and one that puts its admittedly well-executed combat scenes above any attempt to innovate or develop the genre, or indeed surprise the audience.
He is certainly a charmer even with his Polish lines dubbed. Her cockney accent went down like a downed Heinkel Often it feels as though the real baddies in the story are not the Germans who appear very seldom apart from when their planes beinging torn apart by flakbut the ungrateful and stubborn officers.
Tall and dutiful, like a Mountie, he is still exasperated by his charges. The British RAF colleagues are seen as sexually frustrated, arrogant bullies, jealous at Polish successes both in the air and in the bedroom. That said, the period detail and combat scenes were surprisingly good throughout.
I particularly enjoyed the sequence illustrating how new camera technology fitted to the wings could show planes being shot down, then the same action by the way of wartime camera footage.
The set designs on the ground, even in central London, also created a believable ambience and setting. Perhaps a new generation of youngsters will enjoy watching this film with their older relatives, wryly pointing out historical inaccuracies, mocking the melodrama yet cheering on the action, just as I did with similar films years ago.
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