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Won in the Clouds (1928)

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Cast overview:
Al Wilson ...
Art Blake
Helen Foster ...
Grace James
Frank Rice ...
Percy Hogan
George B. French ...
Dr. Cecil James (as George French)
Joseph Bennett ...
Portuguese Jack Woods (as Joe Bennett)
Albert Prisco ...
Bangula
Myrtis Crinley ...
Mira
Frank Tomick ...
Henchman
Roy Wilson ...
Henchman
Evan Unger ...
Henchman
Red Sly ...
Henchman
Art Goebel ...
Sam Highflyer
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22 April 1928 (USA)  »

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Ilmojen huimapää  »

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Diamonds are forever, they say
20 August 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Nearly 7,000 Curtiss Jennies were built and they had a long and distinguished career in the movies. In this load of garbage, a Swahili village (somewhere in the sierras behind Hollywood) is affected by disease. The nearby diamond mine is using this as an excuse not to ship diamonds back to HQ in South Africa. The mine president has sent a doctor, his beautiful daughter and her duenna to find out what is going on and to cure the natives. They are travelling on foot. To speed things up the president sends his ace flyer up. However, the president' right hand man is a traitor and warns the miners. He is then caught, but not before he has sent minions off to stop the ace flyer. This latter has ordered his mechanic to bring his plane to meet him, but the bad guys are chasing his car. The mechanic swoops low over his boss who climbs from the roof of the car into the plane. Meanwhile, the mine aviator has intercepted the foot party, sent the doctor to the village and taken the women to the encampment. In the village, the doctor cures everybody, including the piccaninnies and the chiefs overweight dancing girls, much to the annoyance of the local witch doctor. At some point the bad guys persuade the chief that their native tracker (an unconvincingly blacked up actor) needs to be but to death. He led out into the bush, but as the natives prepared to do a Sebastiane on him, a Jennie swoops down out of the clouds and rescues him by means of a rope ladder attached to the wing. Our ace flyer now heads up to the mine where he is captured, but escapes. However, he is again captured at the village where the bad guys explain he encompassed the escape of the white doctor. For this, he is tied to a stake and left for the lions. However the native tracker comes to his rescue and releases him so he can flee to safety. Foiled of white meat, the lions turn their attention to the faithful tracker. (This film was for those who require their entertainment to be politically correct.) The flyer returns to the encampment where he captures some of the remaining baddies, and the diamonds. However, the leader of the baddies has got the girl and flies off with her. Our hero and his mechanic give chase, flying under the wing of the fugitives. Our hero grabs the skid under the wing and hauls himself up. The pilot also climbs onto the wing, where a furious struggle ensues, ending with the bad guy falling off. The ace flyer makes his way to the fuselage and kisses the girl, before climbing into the cockpit and flying the plane back to the encampment where he and the girl fall into each others arms, while the mechanic and the duenna make up the foursome. Acting awards to the stock shots of the lions, though the Jennies did well.


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