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Flight to Nowhere (1946)

 -  Mystery  -  1 October 1946 (USA)
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A couple on board a plane find themselves mixed up in a plot to steal atomic secrets.

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Cast overview:
Alan Curtis ...
Hobe Carrington
Evelyn Ankers ...
Catherine Forrest
Micheline Cheirel ...
Dolly Lorraine, aka Countess Maria de Fresca
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FBI Agent Bob Donovan
Jerome Cowan ...
Gerald Porter
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Claude Forrest
Inez Cooper ...
Irene Allison
Roland Varno ...
James Van Bush
Michael Visaroff ...
Gordon Richards ...
Tom Walker
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Sheriff Bradley
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A couple on board a plane find themselves mixed up in a plot to steal atomic secrets.

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public domain | espionage

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Atomic secrets stolen by international terrorists! See more »

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1 October 1946 (USA)  »

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Voando para o Desconhecido  »

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The aircraft in the film is a Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior, serial number NC19933. At the end of the film, after it has crashed killing the hero's ex-wife, it re-appears as he is about to fly off and re-marry. The same aircraft features in State of the Union (US 1948) starring Tracy and Hepburn. See more »

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Hobe Carrington: Are all you foreign dames two fisted drinkers?
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Referenced in Green Acres: Flight to Nowhere (1968) See more »

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Clumsy Plot
12 April 2005 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

The film has attractive leads, but the plot of the film is clumsy and confusing. Essentially Alan Curtis is a private pilot who is contacted at the last moment to fly a group of people to Las Vegas. It turns out that the people on the plane are attesting to sell atomic secrets, and it also turns out that Alan Curtis is a retired FBI agent. The film print was quite good considering that the movie is in the public domain, and the film appeared to have been shot entirely on location, no actual film sets at all, giving the film a somewhat low-budget feel. The film has a good leading cast: Alan Curtis, a former model turned actor, and Evelyn Ankers, Universal Studios horror queen. Jerome Cowan also has a good role as one of the crooked businessmen.


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