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Flying Devils (1933)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  14 July 1933 (USA)
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Anny Hardy is a parachute-stunt diver with a flying-circus group of barnstorming pilots which her husband, "Speed" Hardy heads. She meets and falls in love with Bud Murray, the younger ... See full summary »

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Arline Judge ...
Mrs. Ann Hardy
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'Ace' Murray
Eric Linden ...
Bud Murray
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'Speed' Hardy
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'Screwy' Edwards
June Brewster ...
Betty
Frank LaRue ...
Al Kern
Mary Carr ...
Mrs. Murray
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Anny Hardy is a parachute-stunt diver with a flying-circus group of barnstorming pilots which her husband, "Speed" Hardy heads. She meets and falls in love with Bud Murray, the younger brother of her husbands partner "Ace" Murray, when they are teamed to do a double-parachute jump as a daily stunt. "Speed" learns about the romance, and in his half-crazed condition, from a World War I accident, he devises a scheme to get rid of Bub; he suggest to Bud that they pull a sensational stunt, zooming toward each other in their airplanes and then bailing out just before the two planes crash. But agrees but Bud does not known that "Speed" has cut the lines on his parachute. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Flying Circus  »

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When Ann and Bud are out for their night flight in the fog, they set out with Bud sitting on the left and Ann on the right. When they run out of gas and are spiraling down, there is a brief shot showing them reversed in the cockpit. Then just after they land, they are back in their previous positions. See more »

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Betty: But I still can't figure out why you want a stocking for a good-luck piece.
'Screwy' Edwards: Honey, when I get way up in the air, can I help it if I want a leg around my neck?
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You've Got What Gets Me
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Strummed on ukulele by Cliff Edwards and sung by Eric Linden
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David O Selznick brought in Merian C. Cooper as Executive Producer to get RKO back on its feet and in the Black. Cooper is best remembered for masterminding the production of KING KONG. He also had a heavy duty interest in airplanes being a flyer himself in World War One (WWI) and was a pioneer of commercial aviation in the U.S.A. So it was natural for RKO to feature a slate of air minded pictures once he was in charge.

FLYING DEVILS combines all the features needed for such a 'B' level action-ere. Flying Circus with veterans of WWI having excitement in the air and conflicts on the ground. RKO standbys Bruce Cabot, Ralph Bellamy with Cliff Edwards are the 'vets'. Arline Judge the wife (Bellamy) and kid brother Eric Linden (Cabot). Faster then you can say CONTACT triangle forms with Bellemy, Judge and Linden with Cabot as referee and Edwards the comedy relief. In between true love plenty of air action with period planes.

RKO made many air films under Cooper's aegis and continued to do so after he left. FLYING DEVILS is well worth a look as are other RKO efforts.


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