Air Mail (film)

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Air Mail
Airmail VideoCover.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by John Ford
Produced by Carl Laemmle Jr.
Written by Dale Van Every
Frank Wead
Starring Ralph Bellamy
Gloria Stuart
Cinematography Karl Freund
Edited by Harry W. Lieb
Distributed by Universal Studios
Release date(s)
  • November 3, 1932 (1932-11-03)
Running time 84 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Air Mail is a 1932 American adventure film directed by John Ford and starring Ralph Bellamy and Gloria Stuart.[1]

For this production, pilot Paul Mantz flew a Boeing Stearman through a hangar at the Bishop Airport, Bishop, California.[2]

A previous silent film, The Air Mail (1925), directed by Irvin Willat starred Warner Baxter and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and is a partially lost film.[3] A print of this film is preserved in the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.[4]


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  1. ^ "Air Mail (John Ford, 1932)". wordpress. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  2. ^ Dwiggins, Don, "Hollywood Pilot: The Biography of Paul Mantz", Doubleday and Company, 1967, pages 47-48.
  3. ^ The Air Mail, a 1925 silent, at the database
  4. ^ Catalog of Holdings, The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress page 3 c.1978 by The American Film Institute

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