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Flying Blind (1941)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  29 August 1941 (USA)
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A spy steals a secret military device, then hijacks an airliner to get away. The airliner crashes in the wilderness & the survivors are threatened by a raging forest fire.

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A spy steals a secret military device, then hijacks an airliner to get away. The airliner crashes in the wilderness & the survivors are threatened by a raging forest fire. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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airplane | espionage

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SPIES IN THE SKIES! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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29 August 1941 (USA)  »

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Honeymoon Airlines flies a Lockheed 12A Junior Electra, registration NC17376. This aircraft was written off in 1942. See more »

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At the beginning of the film a Douglas DC-3 comes into land, but the aircraft seen taxi-ing is a Boeing 247. The passengers do not seem to get off a tail-wheel aircraft as the fuselage seems to be on the level rather than sloping. See more »

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Yawn!
8 January 2009 | by (long island) – See all my reviews

A commuter airline plane(Honeymoon Airlines)-- consisting of one plane -- that flies couples to Vegas is hijacked by enemy spies to bring a new transformer for bombers across the border to Mexico. Sounds exciting? It isn't. The first half hour is more silly romantic comedy than action movie, and even when the hijack happens, the suspense is minimal, and the characters too dumb to relate to. One, a Boy Scout scoutmaster, actually starts a forest fire; another, a soon-to-be father, falls over everything in a lame attempt at slapstick. The film is a mish-mosh and not a good one.

Strangely, this B film is included in the Combat Pack (20 films)DVD collection available for $10.00 or less. The connection to "combat" or WW II is fleeting, at best.

One interesting note, though: horror film icon Dwight Frye (Renfield in the 1932/Lugosi Dracula has a small but typically over-the-top role as an enemy collaborator.

All in all . . . a yawner.


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