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It's in the Air (1935)

 -  Comedy | Sport  -  11 October 1935 (USA)
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Calvin Churchill, a confidence-man, and his sidekick/stooge, "Clip" McGurk, are being pursued by an Internal Revenue agent, Henry Potke, for their failure to file an income-tax on the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Calvin Churchill
Ted Healy ...
'Clip' McGurk
Una Merkel ...
Alice Lane Churchill
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Henry Potke
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Grace Gridley
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W. R. Gridley
Harvey Stephens ...
Sidney Kendall
Charles Trowbridge ...
Alfred Drake
Johnny Arthur ...
Jones, Photographer
Al Shean ...
Mr. Johnson
Purnell Pratt ...
Horace McNab (as Purnell B. Pratt)
Phillips Smalley ...
Mr. Winterby
Howard C. Hickman ...
Mr. Ruby (as Howard Hickman)
Larry Wheat ...
Tubbs
Richard Kipling ...
Mr. Platt (as Dick Kipling)
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Storyline

Calvin Churchill, a confidence-man, and his sidekick/stooge, "Clip" McGurk, are being pursued by an Internal Revenue agent, Henry Potke, for their failure to file an income-tax on the advice of a shyster lawyer. They are hiding out at the Desert Springs Hotel-Resort, where Calvin is working a scam by posing as a stratosphere-flyer who is looking at making Desert Springs the base of his operations. A rich airplane manufacturer sees a chance to get rid of a stratosphere balloon that he built for an unsuccessful expedition at a great loss. Calvin intends to take the money and run but his estranged wife, Alice, now a tennis instructor at the resort promises to come back to him if he will reform. Alas, reformation does not come easy for Calvin, especially when "Clip" is around, and Henry is closing in. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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All aboard for a Skyride of Laughs with the No. 1 Man of the Air! (original poster) See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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11 October 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der größte Gauner des Jahrhunderts  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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