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""Lancaster Skies" - in, or will be, in theaters?" Topic


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Garde de Paris Supporting Member of TMP22 Dec 2018 9:19 a.m. PST

There was a post recently about new movies, but it looks like the 80 thousand pound independent production was to have been shown this past September.

I had not seen advertisements for it, and wonder is it may be out on disk; cassette, or whatever the thingy is called today.

My Sunday morning Starbucks buddy used to work on a WWII B-17G here in the states for his 3-week vacation in Octobers, and he is really into the air War in Europe. He and his wife flew in the plane from small US air port to another for a few days of helping tourists, and selling flight tickets.

Help! GdeP

goragrad22 Dec 2018 9:59 a.m. PST

IMDB says February 27, 2019 for the release date, as does the facebook page for the movie.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3486080

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14Bore22 Dec 2018 5:09 p.m. PST

Does look good

King Monkey23 Dec 2018 3:18 a.m. PST

Looks like it was filmed at East Kirkby.

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Dec 2018 5:31 a.m. PST

Did fighter pilots ever transfer to become bomber pilots? Seems rather unlikely, but I supposed it happened. Like those two hot shot fighter pilots in "Pearl Harbor" who went on to fly B-25s in the Doolittle Raid :)

Vigilant23 Dec 2018 7:05 a.m. PST

The whole story line seems to be far fetched. I would have loved to see a good film about RAF (and allied) Lancaster crews, but this does not look like being it. I dread to think what my dad would have said about it having done a 30 op tour on Lancs back in 1944. He was scathing enough about Len Deighton's book Bomber and that had a mored credible story line.

jowady Inactive Member23 Dec 2018 9:07 a.m. PST

Of course those two "hot shot" pilots in Pearl Harbor were pure fiction, like the rest of the movie. I know that some bomber pilots went the other way so I wouldn't be surprised to hear of Little Friends moving to Big Friends.

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