The Air Circus
B&W : Eight reels / 7702 feet
Directed by Howard Hawks and Lew Seiler (Lewis B. Seiler)
Cast: Louise Dressler [Mrs. Blake], David Rollins [Buddy Blake], Arthur Lake [‘Speed’ Doolittle], Sue Carol [Sue Manning], Charles Delaney [Charles Manning], Heinie Conklin [Jerry McSwiggin], Earl Robinson [Lieutenant Blake]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Screenplay by Norman Z. McLeod and Seton I. Miller, with dialogue by F. Hugh Herbert, from a screen story by Graham Baker and Andrew Bennison. Assistant director, William Tummel. Dialogue director, Charles Judels. Cinematography by Dan Clark (Daniel B. Clark). Intertitles by William Kernell. Edited by Ralph Dixon. Presented by William Fox. / © 1 September 1928 by Fox Film Corporation [LP25586]. Released 30 September 1928. / [?] Movietone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format and/or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format? Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system. / Silent film, with talking sequences, synchronized music and sound effects.
Review: [Photoplay, April 1929, page 8] Collegiate stuff in an aviation training school. Good.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Synchronized sound film - Transportation: Airplanes
Listing updated: 18 July 2009.
References: Geduld-Birth p. 234 : Photoplay-192904 p. 8 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.