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Flight Angels (1940)

 -  Romance | Comedy | Drama  -  18 May 1940 (USA)
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Federal Airlines ace pilot Chick Faber is grounded by Flight Superintendent Bill Graves when a doctor says his eyesight is failing. Aided by Mary Norvell and Nan Hudson, Graves persuades ... See full summary »

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Mary Norvell
Dennis Morgan ...
Chick Farber
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Artie Dixon
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Bill Graves
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Nan Hudson
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Dr. Barclay
Margot Stevenson ...
Rita
Dorothea Kent ...
Mabel
John Ridgely ...
Lt. Parsons
Lucile Fairbanks ...
Thelma
Maris Wrixon ...
Bonnie
Jan Clayton ...
Jane Morrow
Lynn Merrick ...
Marilyn (as Marilyn Merrick)
Phyllis Hamilton ...
Phyllis
Carol Hughes ...
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Federal Airlines ace pilot Chick Faber is grounded by Flight Superintendent Bill Graves when a doctor says his eyesight is failing. Aided by Mary Norvell and Nan Hudson, Graves persuades Chick to take a job as teacher in the school for airline hostesses, and Chick and Mary get married. He learns that the Army is going to test a stratosphere plane that he and Artie Dixon designed and feels that he should make the first flight but permission is refused. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Women Are TOUGH Angels... They Can Handle Anything That Flies... Except A Pilot!

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Romance | Comedy | Drama

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18 May 1940 (USA)  »

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Flight Eight  »

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Sonny Bupp is supposedly in this movie as "Boy" but was not seen. See more »

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When the passengers are entering the plane at the beginning of the film, the door says the aircraft is named "Flagship Illinois." However, when the same plane begins to taxi from the gate the name painted on the nose is "Flagship Tennessee." When the passengers are debarking, the door says the plane has again become the "Flagship Illinois." See more »

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Occasionally diverting 'B' feature
5 July 2004 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

The Flight Angels are the stewardesses of American Airlines, here shown flying hither and yon from their airport base where they spend a lot of time gossiping and applying makeup. Virginia Bruce and Jane Wyman are the Angels we care about, but this being the 1940s, the action involves pilots Dennis Morgan and Wayne Morris, who are involved in the development of a super secret aircraft when they're not busy flying passengers from Point A to Point B. Flight Angels is nicely shot by cinematographer L. William O'Connell and features a vaguely provocative screenplay (one of the stewardesses actually gets away with saying the words 'sex appeal'), but ultimately doesn't rise above its second feature aspirations. Not bad, but predictable.


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