Hell's Angels (1930) was a War - Drama Film directed by Howard Hughes and James Whale and produced by Howard Hughes.
Academy Awards 1929/30 --- Ceremony Number 3 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Cinematography||(Gaetano Gaudio), (Harry Perry)||Nominated|
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Entire story had been filmed as a silent, minus a soundtrack, by Howard Hughes in 1928. Greta Nissen had the role played later by Jean Harlow. When sound equipment became available Hughes decided to re-shoot the whole film as a talkie.
This film cost $3.8 million, so expensive that it made no profit on its first release.
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