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Without Orders (1936)

Approved | | Drama | 23 October 1936 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
Sally Eilers ... Kay Armstrong
Robert Armstrong ... Wad. Madison
Frances Sage Frances Sage ... Penny Armstrong
Charley Grapewin ... J.P. Kendrick
Vinton Hayworth ... Len Kendrick
Ward Bond ... Tim Casey
Frank M. Thomas ... Arthur Trueman
May Boley May Boley ... Mrs. Maddy Overhose
Arthur Loft ... Air Controller Calkins
Walter Miller ... Commerce Airline Inspector
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23 October 1936 (USA) See more »

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Mono (RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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27 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Without Orders (1936)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Yet another RKO "B" picture about pilots. This time out Robert Armstrong plays a pilot who falls for a stewardess (Sally Eilers) but she's in love with the plane owners rich son. Oh yeah, there's also a murder subplot. This film runs just 65-minutes but it's pretty dull the entire way through. The only saving grace are some truly stupid movies like a plane, which allows passengers to open the windows and stick their heads out. Armstrong is usually pretty reliable but here he's wasted in a thankless role and Eilers is more obnoxious than anything else. The one interesting thing is the ending, which seems to have been copied by one of the Airport films. Lew Landers directs.


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