Flight from Glory

Flight from Glory

Director: Lew Landers Cast: Chester Morris, Whitney Bourne, Onslow Stevens

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Overview

This laudable RKO programmer casts Chester Morris as a fearless pilot whose misdeeds have exiled him to a remote flying field in the Andes mountains. Morris and his fellow pilots are all exiles of sorts, and as such are willing to take on the near-suicidal task of flying supplies to miners in the most treacherous mountain ranges. The all-male atmosphere is disrupted when young air ace Van Heflin shows up with his wife Whitney Bourne. Morris tries to keep the sex-starved pilots away from Whitney, buts ends up falling in love with her himself. Heflin proves himself a weakling, but redeems himself by eliminating evil flight-commander Onslow Stevens. Heflin also dies in this endeavor, leaving a clear path for Morris and Bourne. One could point to Flight From Glory as the precursor to Howard Hawks' more famous Only Angels Have Wings, except that the earlier film succumbs to corniness and cliche a bit too often.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/17/2018
UPC: 0888574689513
Original Release: 1937
Source: Warner Archives
Time: 1:07:00
Sales rank: 54,986

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Chester Morris Smith
Whitney Bourne Lee Wilson
Onslow Stevens Ellis
Richard Lane Hanson
Van Heflin George Wilson
Paul Guilfoyle Jones
Solly Ward Itzky
Douglas Walton Hilton
Walter Miller Old Timer
Rita La Roy Molly

Technical Credits
Lew Landers Director
Robert D. Andrews Original Story
Robert Hardy Andrews Screenwriter
Harry Marker Editor
Nick Musuraca Cinematographer
Dave Silverstein Screenwriter
Robert Sisk Producer
Derek N. Twist Screenwriter
John Twist Screenwriter
Vernon Walker Special Effects

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Flight from Glory
255. Chapters
1. Chapter 1 [6:40]
2. Chapter 2 [6:05]
3. Chapter 3 [6:52]
4. Chapter 4 [6:13]
5. Chapter 5 [8:26]
6. Chapter 6 [5:57]
7. Chapter 7 [7:04]
8. Chapter 8 [7:22]
9. Chapter 9 [6:48]
10. Chapter 10 [5:01]
11. Chapter 11 [:08]

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