Ace of Aces
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Ace of Aces
Ace of Aces was based on Bird of Prey by John Monk Saunders, an acknowledged master of aviation epics. Richard Dix stars as Rex Thorne, a pacifistic sculptor who registers as a conscientious objector when WWI breaks out. Thorne's unwillingness to fight in a war he believes to be unnecessary is misread as cowardice by his socialite sweetheart Nancy Adams (Elizabeth Allen). In "four feathers" fashion, Thorne signs up with the air corps to prove his courage. Before long, he has established a reputation as a reckless, ruthless flying ace, with little concern for anyone's safety,… More

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"Worth watching only for fans of the genre... its staginess and bullet-point delivery make it less complex and less rewarding than other antiwar films of the 1930s."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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