Captains of the Clouds
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Captains of the Clouds
James Cagney made his first Technicolor appearance in the morale-boosting aviation flick Captains of the Clouds. Cagney plays Brian MacLean, a hotshot Canadian bush pilot who delights in stealing jobs-and women-away from his competitors. Brian is forced to shape up in a hurry when he's assigned to train other pilots for the Royal Canadian Air Force. At the ending of the training period, he is given his first real RCAF assignment: The seemingly unimportant task of shepherding American bomber planes across the Atlantic to England. With startling suddenness, Brian comes to realize the true… More
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"James Cagney's first color film, an aviation tale, was Oscar nominated for Cinematography and Interior Decoration"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Cagney is a bush pilot facing a fleet of Nazi raiders in this morale-boosting aviation drama from Warner Brothers."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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