Rent Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

3.7 of 5 from 109 ratings
1h 56min
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Synopsis:
A two-fisted adventure tale set in South America, feature stars Cary Grant as the tough-talking head of an air-freight service operating in the dangerous Andes Mountains. Jean Arthur co-stars as a vacationing showgirl competing with Rita Hayworth for Grant's affections. A potent combination of humor, romance and action...
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Howard Hawks
Writers:
Jules Furthman, Howard Hawks, Eleanore Griffin, William Rankin
Others:
Roy Davidson, Edwin C. Hahn
Studio:
Columbia Tristar
Genres:
Classics, Drama, Romance
BBFC:
Release Date:
10/01/2005
Run Time:
116 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Subtitles:
Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • Talent and Filmographies
  • Vintage Advertising
  • Bonus Trailers
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/04/2016
Run Time:
121 minutes
Languages:
English LPCM Mono
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Audio excerpts from a 1972 conversation between filmmakers Howard Hawks and Peter Bogdanovich
  • New interview with film critic David Thomson
  • Howard Hawks and His Aviation Movies, a new program featuring film scholars Craig Barron and Ben Burtt
  • Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of the film from 1939, starring Car/ Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess, and Thomas Mitchell, and hosted by filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille
  • Trailer
  • An essay by critic Michael Sragow

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Reviews (1) of Only Angels Have Wings

Gripping drama with twists - Only Angels Have Wings review by Harry

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11/11/2017

Typically suspenseful movie of the period, with chair gripping aerial sequences and plot twists aplenty.

Concludes happily (despite sad losses) on a humorous note.

First-rate acting.

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