Parachute Jumper (1933) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Alfred E. Green and produced by Raymond Griffith, Jack L. Warner and Darryl F. Zanuck.
Parachute Jumper (1933)By Angela on Nov 24, 2013 From Hollywood Revue
After leaving the Marines, Bill Keller (Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.) and Toodles Cooper (Frank McHugh) head to New York, thinking they have jobs as commercial pilots lined up.? But when they arrive, it turns out the company has gone out of business. Bill and Toodles have no other choice but to stay and l... Read full article
DVD Review: Parachute Jumper (1933)on Oct 10, 2013 From True Classics
When I was given the chance to review Warner Archive’s new manufacture-on-demand release of?Parachute Jumper (1933), I was so excited: it was a Bette Davis film that I had never seen. No more than ten minutes into the film, however, I realized why I had never heard of it before. The dialogue a... Read full article
Parachute Jumper (Alfred E Green, 1933)By Judy on May 7, 2011 From Movie Classics
I’ve watched a few little-known pre-Codes lately which aren’t masterpieces by any means, but are still interesting. I thought I’d post a few thoughts on them before they fade in my mind completely, starting with this early Bette Davis comedy-drama from Warner Brothers. Davis is one... Read full article
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In his autobiography Douglas Fairbanks Jr. claims that Bette Davis thought Director Alfred E. Green's sense of humor as infantile. Fairbanks characterized his co-star as "not particularly pretty; in fact, I thought her quite plain, but one didn't easily forget her unique personality." He also remembered her as "always conscientious, serious... devoid of humor of any kind." Despite this, Producer Fairbanks hired her two decades later to star in "Another Man's Poison."
In 1962, producer-director Robert Aldrich was preparing the prologue to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?. He chose a scene from this film and Ex-Lady to document the fact that the young Jane was a flop as a movie star.
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