Thunder Birds



On a secluded base in Arizona, veteran World War I pilot Steve Britt trains flyers to fight in World War II. One of his trainees, Englishman Peter Stackhouse, competes with Britt for the affections of Kay Saunders, the daughter of a local rancher. Despite their differences, Britt makes sure Sutton passes his training and becomes a combat pilot -- even though he loses Kay to the young man in the process.

  1. Lamar Trotti


  2. William A. Wellman


  3. Darryl F. Zanuck


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gene Tierney

    Gene Tierney

    Kay Saunders

  2. Preston Foster

    Preston Foster

    Steve Britt

  3. John Sutton

    John Sutton

    Peter Stackhouse

  4. Jack Holt

    Jack Holt

    Colonel MacDonald

  5. Dame May Whitty

    Dame May Whitty

    Lady Jane Stackhouse

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Thunder Birds
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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 19, 1942


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 18m

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