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Hell Divers (1931)

Passed  -  Adventure | Drama | Romance  -  16 January 1932 (USA)
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Story of rivalry between 2 Navy aircrewmen on and off duty.

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Captain - U.S.S Saratoga
Frank Conroy ...
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Story of rivalry between 2 Navy aircrewmen on and off duty.

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16 January 1932 (USA)  »

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Wolkenstürmer  »

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Flight operations were filmed aboard the USS Saratoga. Scenes of planes landing on the carrier deck were edited post-production to obscure the actual operation of the aircraft arresting gear. See more »

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The under-wing bombs appear and disappear in many shots. Often a plane will be shown taxiing with bombs under the wing, then taking off and flying with no bombs. When the bombing runs begin, the bombs are again visible. See more »

Quotes

CPO Steve Nelson: And if you want to know what this is, it's a bomb! And there's enough T.N.T. in it to blow us to Smithereens.
Ann Mitchell: I've always wanted to go to Smithereens.
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Featured in They Were Expendable (1945) See more »

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Madriola
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Written by Sol Levy, Julius Romano and Joseph Samuels
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Excellent early talkie
7 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent vehicle for Wallace Beery and Clark Gable(in what would become standard roles for both of them). Lots of nice real life footage of the Saratoga V (sunk in Bikini Atoll by two atomic blasts in Bikini Atoll in 1946). If you want to see bi-planes taking off and landing on an aircraft carrier this movie is for you!!!. also, i believe they used footage of the 27 Jan 1928 mooring of the rigid air ship Los Angeles to the aircraft carrier. If you don't like those glossy-cheesy MGM movies this is the exception. Way above average early talkie movie and a piece of history too.


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