Two former WWI aces from opposite sides,Bill Ramsey and Otto Shumann, in the best tradition of Eddie Rickenbacker and the Red Baron, barnstorm their way across the Poverty Row skies of middle-America while competing for daredevil honors and the favors of the lovely Eve.Written by
Les Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This lumbering early sound film can be added to the roll call of aviation movies of the day - WINGS, DAWN PATROL, LAST FLIGHT, DEVIL'S SQUADRON, EAGLE AND THE HAWK.
This time it's barnstorming airmen, making the film a curious comparison with THE GYPSY MOTHS. The cast combines the talents of silent movie leading men Hughes (Ella Cinders, Lost World) and Kerry (Hunchback of Notre Dame), John Ford's resident heavy Churchill and technicians who would later work in the serials. Neither the performances or the handling create much interest but it is curious to hear the leads' voices and the subject and it's small town USA setting deliver some interest.
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