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Captains of the Clouds
Directed by:
Michael Curtiz

"Captains of the Clouds" (also known as "Helden der Lüfte") is a Drama/War film directed by Michael Curtiz, and written by Arthur T. Horman (screenplay), released in the USA on February 12 of 1942 . James Cagney is starring, alongside Dennis Morgan, Brenda Marshall, Alan Hale, George Tobias and Reginald Gardiner.

Who is the director of "Captains of the Clouds":

Captains of the Clouds was directed by Michael Curtiz, a director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making Captains of the Clouds, Michael Curtiz had directed Dive Bomber, released in 1941, The Sea Wolf (1941), Santa Fe Trail (1940), The Sea Hawk (1940), Virginia City (1940), and Four Wives (1939). Since, he directed Yankee Doodle Dandy, released in 1942, Casablanca (1942), Passage to Marseille (1944), Janie (1944), Roughly Speaking (1945), and Mildred Pierce (1945).

What was the release date of "Captains of the Clouds":

Captains of the Clouds was initially released on Thursday, February 12, 1942, in the United States. Another film released on Thursday, February 12, 1942 is 'Pimpernel' Smith (dir. Leslie Howard). This was seventy-seven (77) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, December 17, 1947 in France and on Friday, October 13, 1995 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Captains of the Clouds":

At the casting of Captains of the Clouds we find James Cagney, previously seen in The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941) and The Strawberry Blonde (1941); Dennis Morgan (Kitty Foyle: The Natural History of a Woman (1940), The Fighting 69th (1940)); Brenda Marshall ('Smiling Ghost, The' (1941), Singapore Woman (1941)) [ more... ]

  • Lucia Carroll and James Cagney, Alan Hale, George Tobias also appeared in The Strawberry Blonde, released in 1941.
  • Brenda Marshall, Alan Hale, Clem Bevans and Roland Drew can be seen in 'Smiling Ghost, The', released in 1941.
  • Lucia Carroll and George Tobias, Clem Bevans, Roland Drew can be seen in Sergeant York, released in 1941.
  • Brenda Marshall, Alan Hale, J.M. Kerrigan and Frederick Worlock also appeared in The Sea Hawk, released in 1940.
  • George Tobias, Roland Drew and George Meeker also worked together in You're in the Army Now, released in 1941.
  • James Cagney, George Tobias and George Meeker also worked together in Yankee Doodle Dandy, released in 1942.
  • Lucia Carroll and Alan Hale, Roland Drew also appeared in Manpower, released in 1941.
  • Alan Hale, Reginald Denny and J.M. Kerrigan also appeared in The Lost Patrol, released in 1934.
  • James Cagney, George Tobias and Lucia Carroll also appeared in The Bride Came C.O.D., released in 1941.
  • Alan Hale and James Cagney, Dennis Morgan can also be seen in The Fighting 69th, released in 1940.
  • Frederick Worlock and Reginald Gardiner, Morton Lowry also worked together in A Yank in the R.A.F., released in 1941.
  • Dennis Morgan, Alan Hale and George Tobias also appeared together in My Wild Irish Rose, released in 1947.
  • Reginald Gardiner, Russell Arms and Roland Drew also appeared in The Man Who Came to Dinner, released in 1942.

What is the Storyline of "Captains of the Clouds":

Brian MacLean (James Cagney), Johnny Dutton (Dennis Morgan), "Tiny" Murphy (Alan Hale, Sr.), "Blimp" Lebec (George Tobias), and "Scrounger" Harris (Reginald Gardiner) are Waco-flying bush pilots competing for business in rugged Northern Ontario, Canada in 1939, as the Second World War is beginning. While Dutton flies by the book, MacLean is a seat-of-the-pants kind of pilot, mirroring the differences in their personalities.

When Dutton saves MacLean's life by transporting a doctor under dangerous [...]

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