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The Great Air Robbery (1919)

A daredevil flyer delivers the night mail despite threats from weather and robbers.

Director:

Jacques Jaccard

Writers:

George Hively (screenplay), George Hively (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ormer Locklear ... Larry Cassidy (as Lieut. Ormer Locklear)
Allan Forrest ... Wallie Mason
Ray Ripley Ray Ripley ... Chester Van Arland
Francelia Billington ... Beryl Caruthers
Carmen Phillips Carmen Phillips ... Viola Matthews
Tom London ... Undetermined Role (as Leonard Clapham)
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Storyline

1925 # the future! The U.S. Postal Service faces air piracy from the Death Head Aerial Squadron. Gang leader Chester Van Arland learns that a $20,000 shipment of gold will be sent on a midnight flight to Washington. Van Arland acquires the war cross earned in France by Mail Service aviator Wallie Mason. The villain offers to return the cross in exchange for information about the route that the plane will fly # and also kidnaps Mason's girlfriend, Beryl Caruthers. Heroic Larry Cassidy, Mason's friend and fellow pilot, learns about the hold-up plans and chases the plane. Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>

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airmail | aviation | See All (2) »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Adventure

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 December 1919 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cassidy of the Air Lanes See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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