New York State Writers Institute - Classic Film Series

The Last Flight

April 4, 1997 at 7:30 p.m.

Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue
(Free and Open to the Public)

(American, 1931, 80 minutes, black & white, 16 mm)
Directed by William Dieterle
Starring John Mack Brown, Richard Barthelmess, Helen Chandler

Based on the novel Single Lady, by John Monk Saunders, this film focuses on an ex-WWI flying ace and his flippant friends in 1920's Paris.

"Beautifully written and directed. . .more effective than The Sun Also Rises." - Halliwell

Shown with a classic Better Boop short