Oscar Movies: Yank in the R.A.F, A (1941)


Directed by Henry King, and scrited by Karl Tunbergm A Yank in the R.A.F. is a patriotic musical, made and released before the U.S. entered into the War.

Tyrone Power plays an American expatriate who falls for an American showgirl Betty Grable.  To impress her, he joins the R.A.F. and eventually wins her affection with his heroics.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Special Effects, Fred Sersen, photographic; E. H. Hansen, sound

Oscar Awards:


The Special Effects Oscar went to “I Wanted Wings”