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The Great Air Robbery (1919)

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A daredevil flyer delivers the night mail despite threats from weather and robbers.



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Cast overview:
Ormer Locklear ...
Larry Cassidy (as Lieut. Ormer Locklear)
Allan Forrest ...
Wallie Mason
Ray Ripley ...
Chester Van Arland
Beryl Caruthers
Viola Matthews
Tom London ...
Undetermined Role (as Leonard Clapham)


1925 # the future! The U.S. Postal Service faces air piracy from the Death Head Aerial Squadron. Gang leader Chester Van Arland learns that a $20,000 shipment of gold will be sent on a midnight flight to Washington. Van Arland acquires the war cross earned in France by Mail Service aviator Wallie Mason. The villain offers to return the cross in exchange for information about the route that the plane will fly # and also kidnaps Mason's girlfriend, Beryl Caruthers. Heroic Larry Cassidy, Mason's friend and fellow pilot, learns about the hold-up plans and chases the plane. Written by Fiona Kelleghan <>

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airmail | aviation | See All (2) »


Sci-Fi | Adventure




Release Date:

28 December 1919 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cassidy of the Air Lanes  »

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