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A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.

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Complete credited cast:
John Loder ...
Inspector Jim Grant
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Jennie Carr
Francis L. Sullivan ...
Hugo Brant
Frank Cellier ...
Sam Pryor
Desmond Tester ...
Arnold James
Athene Seyler ...
Aunt Veronica
William Dewhurst ...
Mortimer
Drusilla Wills ...
Mrs. Carr
Jerry Verno ...
Steward
James Pirrie ...
Billy Cooper
Ellen Pollock ...
Miss Harvey
Arthur Goullet ...
Abel
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Spurgeon
Tony Quinn ...
Harrigan
H.G. Stoker ...
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A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.

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28 November 1937 (USA)  »

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(At around 30 mins) There is a reference to pounds and guineas. It may be helpful to all that "five guineas" meant, in 1937, five pounds plus five shillings (each guinea being a pound plus one shilling). Thus, the negotiations in that scene in the film were concluded with: "Five pounds" and "five bob for the missus." (A "bob" was the nickname for a shilling) A witty comment it was, in context, notwithstanding that the concept of "the missus" is rather outdated nowadays! Pre-decimal currency remains complicated, even in the UK, in retrospect. See more »

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Interesting curio
26 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anna Lee plays a woman in New York who sees a strange man before a murder is committed. John Loder plays the innocent man who is sent to Sing Sing for the murder the mystery man committed. When Lee finds out about it (she's in London now) she rushes back to New York to save the innocent man after the local London police won't forward her story to the American authorities. Thus the title, and the unusual sight of a gigantic flying Clipper ship that gives this film its curio value. The movie itself is an implausible Hitchcock-lite mystery-thriller, but the giant passenger plane IS interesting. It features six engines and two floors with staterooms and the whole lot, reminiscent of a Zeppelin type of luxury. Hard to imagine how these people could handle turbulence! Francis L. Sullivan is the familiar burly villain, reminiscent of an airship-sized George Sanders. The most absurd element of this film, aside from that fantasy airplane, is the notion that all the main suspects in the previous murder just happen to be aboard that same plane on the same flight. Still, it has its moments.


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