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Peggy Ranson at Age 8
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Col. Hadley
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IN BREATHLESS TECHNICOLOR! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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10 January 1939 (Denmark)  »

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Les hommes volants  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Great Action Film
5 February 1999 | by (San Rafael, California) – See all my reviews

I agree with your other viewers--a very well made action film. I saw this when I was 8 years old and loved it--even though some of the crash scenes were scary. I did see it on TV once, perhaps 10 or 15 years ago, so I think the negative still exists. AMC should be encouraged to broadcast it.


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