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Flying High (1931) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Charles Reisner and produced by George White.

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Flying High At The Close Of The Day – The High Flight TV Sign-Off

By Michael on Jan 17, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

A while back I posted a comment on Facebook about movies whose premise was basically undone by modern technology. One example that came to mind at the time was William Castle’s 1965 flick I Saw What You Did And I Know Who You Are. Based as it is on the anonymity of pre-cell phone land lines, a... Read full article


Flying High With Flying A in the Windy City: The American Film Manufacturing Company: The Chicago Silent Era (Part 6)

By Janelle Vreeland on Jun 10, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Flying High With Flying A in the Windy City: The American Film Manufacturing Company Formed by Samuel Hutchinson and Charles Hite, the American Film Manufacturing Company was incorporated in 1910 and held the distinction of being the only independent film company in Chicago. Hite had years of film e... Read full article


Birthday Girl: Flying High

By Muscato on Aug 2, 2013 From Caf? Muscato

Today's birthday girl apparently flew herself to Fabulon, but had she remained among us, she would be a doubtless glamourous 108. There's not much that Myrna Loy couldn't do, but even so it's hard to imagine her as a pilot. Still, Hollywood had odder; aviatrix pictures were something of a plague, ... Read full article


Birthday Girl: Flying High

By Muscato on Aug 2, 2013 From Caf? Muscato

Today's birthday girl apparently flew herself to Fabulon, but had she remained among us, she would be a doubtless glamourous 108. There's not much that Myrna Loy couldn't do, but even so it's hard to imagine her as a pilot. Still, Hollywood had odder; aviatrix pictures were something of a plague, ... Read full article


Monday Serenade: Flying High (1931)

By KC on May 3, 2010 From Classic Movies

Kathryn Crawford charmingly introduces We'll Dance Until the Dawn while trotting around the dance floor with Pat O'Brien. The lively production number that follows bears the unmistakable mark of Busby Berkeley. Crawford and O'Brien were actually supporting players; Bert Lahr (AKA The Cowar... Read full article


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When Kate Smith played the female lead in the original Broadway production, her character's name was Pansy Sparks. When Charlotte Greenwood took over the role in the film, the character became Pansy Potts.
Some sources list "Happy Landing" of the original play as the song used in the first production number, but it was the new song "I'll Make a Happy Landing" which was used. None of the original songs in the Broadway play was used in the film.
There was considerable pressure from the Hays Office to remove the examination scene from the movie, but MGM held firm, claiming they paid $100,000 for the rights to the play just for that particular scene. Eventually some aspects of that scene was removed when some exhibitors rejected the film. The TCM print contains the scene, but it may be the abbreviated version.
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