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Women in the Wind (1939)

Approved  |   |  Drama  |  15 April 1939 (USA)
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A pilot enters an aviation race in order to win enough money to pay for her brother's medical treatment, and encounters difficulty with a rival pilot.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Janet Steele
William Gargan ...
Ace Boreman
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Doc
Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom ...
Stuffy McInnes (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
Eddie Foy Jr. ...
Denny Corson
Sheila Bromley ...
Frieda Boreman
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Kit Campbell
Charles Anthony Hughes ...
Bill Steele
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Johnnie
John Dilson ...
Sloan (scenes deleted)
Spencer Charters ...
Farmer
Vera Lewis ...
Farmer's Wife
William Gould ...
Palmer
Gordon Hart ...
Air Races Official
Ila Rhodes ...
Joan
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A pilot enters an aviation race in order to win enough money to pay for her brother's medical treatment, and encounters difficulty with a rival pilot.

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15 April 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mulheres que o Vento Leva  »

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This film did well both critically and financially for Warner Brothers' B-Picture unit. In a review, "Film Daily" wrote "Mark Hellinger [Associate Producer, uncredited] can take full credit for an excellently mounted, well cast and carried out production." Most of the other reviews marveled that so much had been done with so little. See more »

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[first lines]
[a biplane roars into the frame. Fade to the front page of the fictional New York Recorder: "ACE BOREMAN DUE SOON, CIRCLING THE WORLD WITHIN EIGHTY HOURS; FLYER NEARS NEW YORK; RECORD WELL IN HAND; SHIP STILL GOES WELL; Ace Boreman's world-circling airplane, Polly, passed over the liner Normandie at 8:00 o'clock..." Closeup on Ace and Stuffy in the cockpit, cut to a view of the southern tip of Manhattan, and back to the cockpit]
Ace Boreman: There she is!
'Stuffy' McInnes: [blankly] What "she" are you talkin' ...
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Say It with a Kiss
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played when Janet is talking to Ace in his office
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Soar With Kay Francis!
5 March 2002 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

Women in the Wind is an enjoyable movie that is briskly paced and features some interesting airplane sequences. Don't expect a strong story or deep characterization, though, just a good time at the movies. Besides, with Kay Francis in it how can you go wrong?


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