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Give Us Wings (1940)

Dead End Kids epic. The boys want desperately to fly, and get mixed up with crooked crop dusters, whose planes are flying deathtraps.

Director:

Charles Lamont

Writers:

Arthur T. Horman (screenplay), Robert Lee Johnson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Billy Halop ... Tom
Huntz Hall ... Pig
Gabriel Dell ... String
Bernard Punsly ... Ape
Bobby Jordan ... Rap
Wallace Ford ... Mr. York
Anne Gwynne ... Julie Mason
Victor Jory ... Mr. Arnold Carter
Shemp Howard ... Buzz Berger
Milburn Stone ... Tex Austin
Harris Berger ... Bud
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Link (as Billy Benedict)
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Storyline

Dead End Kids epic. The boys want desperately to fly, and get mixed up with crooked crop dusters, whose planes are flying deathtraps.

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Taglines:

DRAMATIC...as a power dive! THRILLING ...as a take-off! See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dadnos alas See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Followed by Mob Town (1941) See more »

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Swing Your Partner
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Sung at the fish fry
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