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Charter Pilot (1940)

US-to-Central-America freight service pilot gets engaged to radio broadcaster and promises to take a desk job but the urge for adventure is too strong.

Director:

Eugene Forde

Writers:

J. Robert Bren (story), Norman Houston (story) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Lloyd Nolan ... King Morgan
Lynn Bari ... Marge Duncan
Arleen Whelan ... Raquel Andrews
George Montgomery ... Charlie Crane
Hobart Cavanaugh ... Horace Cavanaugh
Henry Victor ... Faber
Etta McDaniel ... Ophie
Andrew Tombes ... Brady
Charles C. Wilson ... Owen
Chick Chandler ... Fred Adams
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US-to-Central-America freight service pilot gets engaged to radio broadcaster and promises to take a desk job but the urge for adventure is too strong.

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Flying Romeo Meets Broadcast Queen! See more »

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At one point Etta Mcdaniel says "He sure is gone with the wind !" - the title of her sister , Hattie Mcdaniel's most famous film . See more »

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Roughhouse Romantic Comedy In The Sky
8 December 2019 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Lloyd Nolan loves flying an Lynn Bari, who is a radio commentator. She refuses to marry him, because he's always flying off to pick up a crate of soft-shelled crabs or something. Nolan agrees to take a desk job, letting another pilot go to Honduras to fulfill a contract. However, when sabotage is suspected, Nolan heads down south to deal with it.

Nolan plays the working-stiff character that he would carry over into the Mike Shayne series in this Fox B, directed by the master of the cheap movie, Eugene Forde; he and Miss Bari wrangle very well, but despite the best efforts of an able cast, including George Montgomery, Hobart Cavanaugh and Etta MacDaniels, it never wanders far enough from the studio backlot and process photography lab to be more than an amiable time-waster.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Drama en el aire See more »

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Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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