PG certificateFlying Tigers is a Film programme that first aired in 1942 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Flying Tigers is a 3 star programme


Flying Tigers (1942)

Directed by
David Miller

Action drama. John Wayne plays Jim Gordon, the head of a group of American pilots working for the Chinese government against the invading Japanese during the Second World War. Hothead Woody Jason joins them but, although he's a hotshot flyer, he's also a liability. So, when he causes the death of veteran pilot Hap Smith, the rest of the unit ostracise him, leaving Jason desperate to find a way of wiping the slate clean. Director David Miller's all-action film was Wayne's first war movie.

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1942

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White

When is Flying Tigers next on TV?

It's next showing on Film4 June 6th, 11:00am and on Film4 Plus 1 June 6th, 12:00pm. See more...


Image for John WayneJohn Wayne...Capt. Jim Gordon
J. Winston Carroll...Woodrow 'Woody' Jason
Anna Lee...Brooke Elliott
Paul Kelly...Hap Smith - Pilot
Gordon Jones...'Alabama' Smith
Mae Clarke...Verna Bales
Addison Richards...Col. R.T. Lindsay
Edmund MacDonald...'Blackie' Bales - Pilot
Bill Shirley...Dale
Tom Neal...Reardon - Pilot
Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart...McCurdy - Pilot
David Bruce...Lt. Barton - Pilot
Chester Gan...Mike - Mechanic
Jimmie Dodd...'Mac' McIntosh - Pilot
Gregg Barton...'Tex' Norton - Pilot