Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Director
Howard Hawks

Main cast
Cary Grant; Jean Arthur; Richard Barthelmess; Rita Hayworth; Thomas Mitchell

Genres
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance

Description
Geoff Carter (Cary Grant) is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator (Richard Barthelmess) who arrives with his wife (Rita Hayworth), Carter's ex-lover. Meanwhile, traveler Bonnie Lee (Jean Arthur) tries to get close to the emotionally closed-off Carter. The film received two Academy Award nominations.


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