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Murder in the Clouds (1934)

Approved | | Mystery, Romance | 15 December 1934 (USA)
Bob "three star" is the hotshot pilot for Trans America Lines. When he is not flying for the airlines, he can get into trouble doing aerobatics over the field. His main squeeze is Judy ... See full summary »

Director:

D. Ross Lederman

Writers:

Roy Chanslor (story), Dore Schary (story) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Lyle Talbot ... 'Three Star' Bob Halsey
Ann Dvorak ... Judy Wagner
Gordon Westcott ... George Wexley
Robert Light ... Tom Wagner
George Cooper ... Wings Mahoney
Charles C. Wilson ... Lackey (as Charles Wilson)
Henry O'Neill ... John Brownell
Russell Hicks ... Taggart
Arthur Pierson ... Jason
Edward McWade ... Clement Williams
Clay Clement Clay Clement ... Flight Commander
Eddie Shubert ... Eddie
Wheeler Oakman ... Joe
Nick Copeland Nick Copeland ... Accomplice
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Storyline

Bob "three star" is the hotshot pilot for Trans America Lines. When he is not flying for the airlines, he can get into trouble doing aerobatics over the field. His main squeeze is Judy Wagner, a stewardess for the airlines. Tom Wagner, her younger brother has just started flying for the line. Tom and Bob are to fly on a secret mission to carry a scientist with a new high explosive mixture to Washington. Unfortunately, Jason, secretary to Mr. Lackey, is working for a secret foreign power and hears about the flight. This causes Bob to get jumped before the flight so another pilot, George, volunteers to take Bob's place. When the plane explodes in flight, there is a race between government agents to get the mixture back and the bad guys to get the mixture out of the country. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Mystery | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Crime das Nuvens See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Lester Dorr as "Assistant", Raymond Brown and Walter Brennan are in studio records/casting call lists as cast members, but they did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. See more »

Soundtracks

I'll String Along with You
(1934) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played during the carnival scene
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27 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Murder in the Clouds (1934)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Bob "Three Star" Halsey (Lyle Talbot) is suspended due to his dangerous stunts as a pilot but he's given a second chance when the government needs to transport a scientist carrying explosive material. Three Star gets jumped in a bar so that he misses the flight and the bad guys blow the plane up in order to get the material. This film has some of the biggest plot holes I've ever seen but the screenplay tries to explain them, which leads to one of the dumbest stories ever. There's one terrific bar fight but that's about all this film has going for it as Talbot is pretty poor here as is the supporting players.


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