Bette Midler and James Caan get into character, rehearsing a scene on the Vasquez rocks set.
Background actors chanell their inner G.I. Joe, waiting for cameras to roll.
Having a blast: camera crewmen brace themselves as pyrotechnics erupt.
Bette Midler and James Caan take a much-needed moment between takes.
Stan Rodarte, Kelly Noonan, and Hayley Carr on the set of "For The Boys"
Stan Rodarte studies his script during some down time on set.
Director Mark Rydell (right) takes a moment out of directing the war to smile for the cameras.
James Caan strikes a regal pose, while preparing to film a scene.
Songbird: Bette Midler serenades the cast and crew with James Caan looking on during a rehearsal of "For the Boys"
Stan Rodarte and Amy Rydell "Taking a dip: Stan shows off some smooth moves on the set of "For The Boys"
Bette Midler croons for the troops while a stunned Jack Sheldon takes a break from playing his famous trumpet to take it all in.
Extras set up the vintage cameras to capture the show for the folks at home.
In the trenches: Stan Rodarte (far left) stands with cast and crew on set.
James Caan takes center stage during a take.
Stan Rodarte and Jim Raposa on the set of "For The Boys"
Actress Dori Brenner flashes an award-winning smile on set.
Bette Midler shows off her signature glamour.
Flyboys: Dancer Jim Raposa (bottom, center) poses alongside other airmen on set, along with one of the biggest stars of the film a P-51 Mustang.
Bette Midler chats with Director of Photography Stephen Goldblatt, turning on her charm.
James Caan stands before the troops and television crew, doing what he does best - entertaining the masses.
James Caan and Elizabeth Pryor share a laugh between takes.