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Hell Divers (1931)

Story of rivalry between 2 Navy aircrewmen on and off duty.

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(story) (as Lt. Comdr. Frank Wead U.S.N. Ret.), (screen play) | 3 more credits »
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Mame Kelsey
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Lulu
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Baldy
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Griffin
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Admiral
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Lieutenant Fisher
Alan Roscoe ...
Captain - U.S.S Saratoga
Frank Conroy ...
Chaplain
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Sailor (scenes deleted)
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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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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first film in which Wallace Beery sang and played the piano. See more »

Goofs

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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Connections

Featured in Clark Gable: Tall, Dark and Handsome (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Nearer My God, To Thee
(uncredited)
Music by Lowell Mason (1856)
Words by Sarah F. Adams (1841)
Played as background music preceding Riker's funeral
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1930 aviation buffs will love this one!
7 April 2002 | by (World Traveler) – See all my reviews

1930's US Navy film with, oh boy, 2 great actors Wallace Berry and Clark Gable! I loved it from the shore leave aspects and the super vintage era aircraft (Derigibles too!) and ships that you'll hardly ever see because it was'nt during a "major" war. Highly recommended, I loved it ( but I am a big fan of the mentioned stars and a sailor so I'm definetly biased, LOL)!


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