In World War I, pilot Bob King is shot and killed in France. His friends Ted "Lucky" Hunter (James Murray) and Pa Kearns (J.M. Kerrigan) pledge to look after his daughter, Kitty (Evalyn ... See full summary »

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(as Albert Rogell)

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Kitty King
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Ted Hunter
Arthur Pierson ...
Dick Miller
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Ma Kearny
J.M. Kerrigan ...
Pop Kearny
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Mrs. Sylvia C. Carleton
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Mike
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian ...
Spike the Mechanic (as Dutch Hendrian)
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In World War I, pilot Bob King is shot and killed in France. His friends Ted "Lucky" Hunter (James Murray) and Pa Kearns (J.M. Kerrigan) pledge to look after his daughter, Kitty (Evalyn Knapp).[Note 3] Years later, after the war, Kearns, now blind, works at an airport as an engine expert while Kitty is a TWA stewardess. Her father's friends still look after her as meddling chaperones. A grandstanding Ted flies over the airport, meeting Kitty who is enamored with him. After a night on the town, he flies her back to the airport, but is met by angry mechanics and pilot Dick Miller (Arthur Pierson), who is in love with Kitty and ends up in a fight. Ted soon announces his marriage to Kitty and forces her to quit her job. Dick gets her her job back when Ted is unable to make a living. Rich, three-time divorcee Sylvia Carleton (Thelma Todd) offers Ted a chance to build a radical new aircraft that can fly across the Pacific. A tête-à-tête between Ted and Sylvia in Albuquerque turns into a ...

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SHE LOST HER HEART ABOVE THE CLOUDS - FOUND IT AGAIN ON EARTH! (original herald - all caps) See more »

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15 January 1933 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Kitty King: [to airline passenger] Would you like some bouillon?
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adventure-drama shortie with Evalyn Knapp
1 October 2009 | by (southwest US) – See all my reviews

The film opens with the words "Somewhere in France..." showing us where we are, and an aerial dogfight going on. One airman tells another that he will go lookup the other's daughter after the war. Then we are "Somewhere in America....". Kitty the air hostess (the beautiful 25 year old Evalyn Knapp) makes a date with a pilot, but has to break it when the rest of the airport workers scare him off. They have been keeping an eye out for her, scaring off men that try to get near her. In the meantime, we are treated to some air stunts by the dashing James Murray as Ted Hunter. He's a loud, outspoken showoff, so we know there will be trouble ahead somewhere down the road. Pretty good photography and sound quality, considering it was the early days of talkies (and flying too!) They pack a lot in this short, pre-code adventure-drama (67 minutes). Good acting and good story, except for the ending, which gets a little hokey. In real life, it didn't end well for Murray -- he drowned in NYC at 35, only three years after this film. Directed by Albert Rogell, who had started in silent movies in 1920. Original story written by Grace Perkins, who had just written "Night Nurse", made into a film starring B Stanwycke.


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