The Flying Marine (1929)

60 mins | Drama | 5 June 1929

Director:

Albert S. Rogell

Writer:

Jack Natteford

Producer:

Harry Cohn

Cinematographer:

Ted Tetzlaff

Production Designer:

Harrison Wiley

Production Company:

Columbia Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

According to a production directory in the 20 Apr 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, the starting date for The Flying Marine was 27 Mar ... More Less

According to a production directory in the 20 Apr 1929 Exhibitors Herald-World, the starting date for The Flying Marine was 27 Mar 1929. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald-World
20 Apr 1929
p. 50.
Film Daily
25 Aug 1929.
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Variety
7 Aug 1929.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
Prod
WRITERS
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 June 1929
Production Date:
began 27 March 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 June 1929
Copyright Number:
LP527
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,736 ft.
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,951
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mitch Moran, a commercial flyer, takes under his wing his young brother, Steve, who has been discharged from the Marines. Sally, with whom Mitch is in love, carried away by the glamour surrounding Steve, also an aviator, promises to be his wife. However, she soon discovers him to be irresponsible and that it is actually Mitch she loves. About to break her engagement, Sally receives word that Steve has been injured in an accident resulting from stunt work for a movie director. She and Mitch agree that their love must be kept from Steve, who loses his hearing as a result of the injury. Steve, however, learns of their sacrifice when they raise the money for an operation that cures his affliction. He regains their money by further stunt flying but is killed in the ... +


Mitch Moran, a commercial flyer, takes under his wing his young brother, Steve, who has been discharged from the Marines. Sally, with whom Mitch is in love, carried away by the glamour surrounding Steve, also an aviator, promises to be his wife. However, she soon discovers him to be irresponsible and that it is actually Mitch she loves. About to break her engagement, Sally receives word that Steve has been injured in an accident resulting from stunt work for a movie director. She and Mitch agree that their love must be kept from Steve, who loses his hearing as a result of the injury. Steve, however, learns of their sacrifice when they raise the money for an operation that cures his affliction. He regains their money by further stunt flying but is killed in the effort. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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