Preston Foster gives a Ä“striking performance,Ä” John Sutton Ä“is excellentÄ” and Gene Tierney Ä“is outstandingÄ” (The Hollywood Reporter) in this thrilling, topnotch drama directed by Oscar® winner* William A. Wellman. Highlighted by exceptional aerial sequences and suspenseful, heartfelt romance, Thunder Birds remains Ä“the first story of its kind the world has ever known!Ä” (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Peter Stackhouse (Sutton) wants to overcome his fear of flying in order to earn his wings and fight for his country. He becomes fast friends with Steve Britt (Foster), a patient and understanding instructor who sees the fighting heart in Peter and vows to give him every chance. But when both men fall for the same girl (Tierney), their camaraderie is put to the highest testÄ…even as they fight side-by-side for their beliefs!