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Men Against the Sky (1940)

Approved | | Drama | 6 September 1940 (USA)

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Phil Mercedes
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It appears that the actual airport scenes were shot at Grand Central Air Terminal in Glendale, Ca. Howard Hughes had a hangar there which is logical as actual footage shows him in the HR-1. See more »

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Despite Dix film does not take to the air
16 June 2005 | by (london) – See all my reviews

From the early thirties to the early forties there seems to have been a plethora of films about the development of aviation.The modest aims of this film and the fact that it only lasts 76 minutes seems to indicate that by the time this film was made the interest in these type of films was waning,about to be overtaken by war films.It had to be said that the model work in this film is all too obvious and looks as if it was made in the producers garage rather than by a major studio.The plot itself is routine and for the umpteenth time we have a hero redeem himself in the final reel.Richard Dix is one of those square jawed hero figures who no longer exist in films.He is the only real reason to watch this film.


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