Inspired by Lindbergh's flight, Dave Logan sets out with a Washington-Philadelphia airline but suffers financial problems. With flying ace Hap Stuart he tries clipper ships on the Caribbean, then aims for the trans-Pacific route. His relentless ambition forces those closest to him to abandon him. Written by
Ed Stephan <email@example.com>
THRILL TO A NEW TRIUMPH! LOVE SPANS THE PERILOUS PACIFIC! (original print ad - all caps)
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Henry B. Walthall
collapsed on the set while filming and died shortly thereafter. The script of the unfinished film was rewritten so that his character would die off-screen, a heart condition having already been established in a previously filmed scene. See more
Emmett Vogan's left hand moves from his side to his left jaw and back in edited shots during his meeting with Pat O'Brien. See more
Mr. B.C. Hill
You aviators are swell people, but you're too visionary, too friendly, too easy-going. You're daydreamers instead of go-getters. In a way, you've got to be crazy. You're not satisfied to live with flying - you've got to be in love with it.
Featured in Breakdowns of 1937
The Stars and Stripes Forever
Written by John Philip Sousa
Played at the ceremony before the China Clipper's initial Pacific flight See more