Articles about: “Captains of the Clouds”

Directed by Michael Curtiz, produced by Hal B. Wallis, and written by Arthur T. Horman, Richard Macaulay, and Norman Reilly Raine. Starring James Cagney, Dennis Morgan, Brenda Marshall, Alan Hale, and George Tobias. Warner Brothers, 1942.

In Production: Mid July—Mid October 1941
Released: 02/21/42

Cost: $1,773,000 (WB’s most expensive film of the season)
Domestic Earnings: $2,116,000
Foreign Earnings: $1,312,000
Total Earnings: $3,428,000

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The Presentation of Wings ceremony in "Captains of the Clouds"

Review: Michael Curtiz’s “Captains of the Clouds,” Starring James Cagney

James Cagney stars as an especially unlikeable pilot in Michael Curtiz’s patriotic “Captain of the Clouds.”