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West Point of the Air (1935)

Passed  |   |  Drama  |  18 August 1935 (Finland)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Big Mike Stone
Little Mike Stone
General Carter
His Daughter 'Skip'
Russell Hardie ...
Her Brother Phil
Dare Marshall
Henry Wadsworth ...
Lieut. Pettis
Frank Conroy ...
Captain Cannon
Lieutenant Kelly
Ronnie Cosby ...
Mike - as a Boy
Bobby Caldwell ...
Phil - as a Boy (as Bobbie Caldwell)
Marilyn Spinner ...
'Skip' - as a Girl


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18 August 1935 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Helden von heute  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The Production Code Administration (the censors) requested that the "pansy gag" be deleted from the prints. That gag has James Gleason kissing Wallace Beery, who responds with, "Only men belong in this outfit." However, that scene is in the Turner library print. See more »


When the initial flying training ensues, the clips of two-seat trainers landing clearly have some two-seaters landing with only a pilot in the back seat and an empty front seat, although they are supposed to be training flights with both an instructor and a student pilot aboard. See more »


The Stars and Stripes Forever
(1896) (uncredited)
Written by John Philip Sousa
Played during the opening credits
Played as background music for the ceremony at the end
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A story of manhood in the 1930's U.S. military.
4 June 2003 | by (WASHINGTON D.C.) – See all my reviews

Wallace Beery's role as BIG MIKE inspired me to overcome a recent challenge.Robert Young as Little Mike, the son,played the very human young soldier facing life altering decisions.The propeller plane air force was very interesting in light of today's SSTS,Stealth bombers & the like.Rosalind Russell & Maureen O'Sullivan gave quality performances as women on the opposite ends of the moral scale.Wallace Berry's strength of character,& admirable rectitude dominated this film.Big Mike has become a hero of mine.

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