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Women in the Wind (1939)

Approved | | Drama | 15 April 1939 (USA)
A pilot enters an aviation race in order to win enough money to pay for her brother's medical treatment, and encounters difficulty with a rival pilot.

Director:

John Farrow

Writers:

Lee Katz (screen play), Albert DeMond (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kay Francis ... Janet Steele
William Gargan ... Ace Boreman
Victor Jory ... Doc
Maxie Rosenbloom ... Stuffy McInnes
Eddie Foy Jr. ... Denny Corson
Sheila Bromley ... Frieda Boreman
Eve Arden ... Kit Campbell
Charles Anthony Hughes Charles Anthony Hughes ... Bill Steele
Frankie Burke ... Johnnie
John Dilson ... Sloan (scenes deleted)
Spencer Charters ... Farmer
Vera Lewis ... Farmer's Wife
William Gould ... Palmer
Gordon Hart Gordon Hart ... Air Races Official
Ila Rhodes Ila Rhodes ... Joan
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Storyline

A pilot enters an aviation race in order to win enough money to pay for her brother's medical treatment, and encounters difficulty with a rival pilot.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Women in the Wind See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Several actors in the cast list for this movie, "Women in the Wind (1939)" were not seen. These were (with their character names, if any): Raymond Bailey (Attendant), Eddie Graham (Man with Microphone), George O'Hanlon (Bellboy) and Harvey Stephens. See more »

Goofs

When the planes are seen arriving and taking off from Wichita, Kansas one can see hills or mountains in the distance - and the same when they land in Cleveland. There are no such geographical features anywhere near either town. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[a biplane roars into the frame. Fade to the front page of the fictional New York Recorder: "ACE BOREMAN DUE SOON, CIRCLING THE WORLD WITHIN EIGHTY HOURS; FLYER NEARS NEW YORK; RECORD WELL IN HAND; SHIP STILL GOES WELL; Ace Boreman's world-circling airplane, Polly, passed over the liner Normandie at 8:00 o'clock..." Closeup on Ace and Stuffy in the cockpit, cut to a view of the southern tip of Manhattan, and back to the cockpit]
Ace Boreman: There she is!
'Stuffy' McInnes: [blankly] What "she" are you talkin' ...
[...]
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Soundtracks

Say It with a Kiss
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played when Janet is talking to Ace in his office
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Soar With Kay Francis!
5 March 2002 | by Randy_DSee all my reviews

Women in the Wind is an enjoyable movie that is briskly paced and features some interesting airplane sequences. Don't expect a strong story or deep characterization, though, just a good time at the movies. Besides, with Kay Francis in it how can you go wrong?


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