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Men with Wings (1938)

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Pat Falconer
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Scott Barnes
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Peggy Ranson
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Joe Gibbs
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Hank Rinebow
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Hiram F. Jenkins
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Nick Ranson
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Martha Ranson
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Peggy Ranson at Age 8
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Pat Falconer at Age 10
Billy Cook ...
Scott Barnes at Age 10
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J.A. Nolan
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Col. Hadley
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Galton (as Richard Stanley)
Frank Clarke ...
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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. Its initial television broadcast took place in Chicago Tuesday 3 February 1959 on WBBM (Channel 2). At this time, color broadcasting was in its infancy, limited to only a small number of high rated programs, primarily on NBC and NBC affiliated stations, so these film showings were all still in B&W. Viewers were not offered the opportunity to see these films in their original Technicolor until several years later. It was released on DVD 9 December 2014 as part of the Universal Vault Series. See more »

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Too bad it can't be found on video.
20 January 1999 | by (Magalia, California) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in 1938 (13 years old) and loved every minute of the aeronautical sequences; then I saw it twice more to compare those "flying machines" with the write-up in a national magazine that explained how they did it. Looking back, it was a production to gladden the heart of lovers of old airplanes (as I was and am!)Trivia point: according to the magazine article only the oldest plane (the one that crashed early in the movie) was not able to fly under its own power. All the others Paul Mantz (or his associate) flew. I'd love to have it on the shelf beside "Those Magnificent Men..." But it seems never to have been comitted to video. Isn't there one copy somewhere (Killiam?) that might be copied?


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