Stunt Pilot

Stunt Pilot

61 mins | Crime, Adventure | June 30, 1939

The second of a series of four features Monogram made based on the comic strip by Hal Forrest (Universal also used the strip characters in two serials), finds a movie company shooting a war picture at Three Points airport, with Tailspin Tommy Tompkins as a stunt pilot in the film. Tommy is incensed by the complete disregard for human life shown by the film's director, Sheehan, and quits. Sheehan gets a replacement pilot named Earl Martin, who is known as a reckless pilot who will try an aerial stunt for a thrill. He hand Tommy get into a fight when Martin takes Betty Lou Barnes for a ride in a plane that is practically falling apart.

Stunt Pilot

61 mins | Crime, Adventure | June 30, 1939

Stunt Pilot
The second of a series of four features Monogram made based on the comic strip by Hal Forrest (Universal also used the strip characters in two serials), finds a movie company shooting a war picture at Three Points airport, with Tailspin Tommy Tompkins as a stunt pilot in the film. Tommy is incensed by the complete disregard for human life shown by the film's director, Sheehan, and quits. Sheehan gets a replacement pilot named Earl Martin, who is known as a reckless pilot who will try an aerial stunt for a thrill. He hand Tommy get into a fight when Martin takes Betty Lou Barnes for a ride in a plane that is practically falling apart.
Producers Monogram Pictures
Original title Stunt Pilot
Directors George Waggner
Writers Scott Darling, George Waggner, Hal Forrest

Cast

John Trent

as Tailspin Tommy Tompkins

Marjorie Reynolds

as Betty Lou Barnes

Milburn Stone

as 'Skeeter' Milligan

Jason Robards Sr.

as Paul Smith

Pat O'Malley

as Sheehan

George Meeker

as Earl Martin

Wesley Barry

as Glenn

George Cleveland

as Sheriff

John Daheim

as Tex

Tod Sterling

as Charlie

Mary Field

as Ethel

Buddy Cox

as Bobby

Forrest Taylor

as Doctor

David Newell

as Radio Operator

Carleton Young

as Reporter Trent

Ray Turner

as The Porter

Jack Kirk

as Crewman

Monte Rawlins

as Sound Man Hanson

Jack Hendricks

as Movie Set Worker

Charles Morton

as Chuck

Wally West

as Movie Set Soldier