Flying High (1931 film)

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Flying High
Flying High (1931 film).jpg
Sheet music cover
Directed by Charles Reisner
Produced by George White
Starring Bert Lahr
Charlotte Greenwood
Pat O'Brien
Charles Winninger
Hedda Hopper
Music by Ray Henderson
Edited by William S. Gray
Release date(s) November 14, 1931 (1931-11-14)
Country United States
Language English

Flying High (1931), also known as George White's Flying High, is a musical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, produced by George White with lyrics by B. G. DeSylva and Lew Brown, music by Ray Henderson, with additional songs by Dorothy Fields (lyrics) and Jimmy McHugh (music).

The film opened on November 14, 1931. The cast featured Bert Lahr, Charlotte Greenwood, Pat O'Brien, Charles Winninger, and Hedda Hopper, with Gus Arnheim and his orchestra.

The musical numbers "Happy Landing" and "Dance Until Dawn" were reused in the MGM short Plane Nuts (1933) with the Three Stooges.[1]


Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, music by Jimmy McHugh:

  • "I’ll Make a Happy Landing"
  • "It’ll Be the First Time for Me"
  • "We’ll Dance Until the Dawn"



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