The film chronicles the diagnosis and treatment of a breast cancer survivor, interspersed with personal tales from famous international celebrities who are also survivors, or affected closely by cancer.
Namrata Singh Gujral
Namrata Singh Gujral
A Duke usurps his brother's land and power, banishing him and his entourage into the forest of Arden. The banished Duke's daughter, Rosalind, remains with her cousin Celia. She has fallen ... See full summary »
Burt served in the Marines during the war, but now he is confined to an asylum. His experiences in the South Pacific left him mentally ill and deathly afraid of storm clouds and rain. ... See full summary »
In post-war Vienna, occupied by the Allies, four sergeants representing each of the occupying nations (USA, England, France, Soviet Union) patrol in the same Jeep. One day they are given ... See full summary »
This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Tucson Friday 31 August 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9); it first aired in Boston Thursday 27 September 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4), in Phoenix Thursday 4 October 1956 on KVAR (Channel 12), in San Francisco Thursday 30 October 1956 on KRON (Channel 4), in Miami Thursday 8 November 1956 on WTVJ (Channel 4), in Indianapolis Sunday 11 November 1956 on WFBM (Channel 6), in Buffalo Sunday 25 November 1956 on WBEN (Channel 4), in Bellingham WA Saturday 1 December 1956 on KVOS (Channel 12), and in Spokane Tuesday 4 December 1956 on KREM (Channel 2). See more »
When Braniggan gets on the plane on the aircraft carrier, he is not wearing a
parachute. During the next few scenes in the air and while walking on the
wing, he is. See more »
To the Navy Department, to the officers and men of the Marine Corps and the fleet, Warner Bros. extend their thanks for invaluable co-operation. See more »
The real founders of the buddy film James Cagney and Pat O'Brien after making their debut in Here Comes the Navy essentially reprise their roles in Devil Dogs of the Air for the Marines.
O'Brien is the no-nonsense flight instructor for the Marines who's written to an old Brooklyn pal James Cagney urging him to join the Corps. Cagney is a circus flier who pretty much knows the flying game inside out.
But he's Cagney and of course he KNOWS he knows it. That does not make for good discipline. But it does make for good raffish, knockabout comedy that Cagney/O'Brien films are known for. Of course there's a girl involved, in this case Margaret Lindsay. Need I say who she winds up with.
The only jarring note in this film is Frank McHugh. During the hey day of the studios, I think Warner Brothers was incapable of making a film without either Frank McHugh or Alan Hale. I usually enjoy Frank McHugh, but in this film he's downright annoying. He's in the medical corps and frustrated because he feels his training is being wasted because no one is ever injured in a crash or otherwise. McHugh is positively ghoulish in awaiting some accident to befall SOMEONE in the film.
However James Cagney is his usual cocksure and charming best and that carried a lot of Warner Brothers films to profit. We the audience profit also by that bouncy Cagney charm.
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