Starring Ralph Bellamy, Tala Birell, Wiley Post, Douglass Dumbrille, Robert
Directed by Albert S. Rogell
Runtime: 68 min.
Print Quality: B
Filmed a few months before and playing in theatres when Wiley Post and
Will Rogers were killed in a plane crash in Point Barrow, Alaska in August,
1935: Barry Eldon is the owner of an airline company that is competing
with a rival company for a lucrative air-mail contract with the government.
While the other company is bigger and more profitable than Barry's line,
the rival owner has hired a scientist that has perfected a ray-machine that
will cause airplanes that its ray is directed at to lose their engine power
and crash. Thed government and the public are losing faith in Eldon's line
before he, aided by Renee Dupont, can find out what is causing his
airplanes to crash. (Wiley Post flys through on a cross-country