Five Came Back 1939 DVD - Chester Morris / Lucille Ball

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Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line's flagship the Silver Queen enroute to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. Crashing into jungles known to be inhabited by head hunters, pilots Bill and Joe race against time to fix the engines and attempt a take off. The situation brings out the best and worst in the stranded dozen as they create a makeshift runway and prepare to escape before the natives attack. But damage to the plane and low fuel reserves means that only 5 people can be carried to safety. Do both Bill and Joe make the flight out? And what about the rest: Peggy, a woman with a slightly tarnished past; Pete, a racketeer who is escorting his boss's young son Tommy; Alice and Judson, eloping lovers who seem to have less in common as their plight changes one of them in the other's eyes; Crimp, who is bringing criminal Vasquez to justice; Prof. and Mrs. Spengler, an elderly couple whom become closer due to their predicament; and finally, is flight attendant Larry among the five? And who decides who lives and dies?

Cast

Chester Morris as Bill, the pilot
Lucille Ball as Peggy Nolan, the loose woman
Wendy Barrie as Alice Melhorne, the innocent bride to be
John Carradine as Crimp, the money hungry detective
Allen Jenkins as Pete, the tough talking mob flunky
Joseph Calleia as Vasquez, the political murderer
C. Aubrey Smith as Professor Henry Spengler, the henpecked elderly husband
Kent Taylor as Joe Brooks, the co-pilot
Patric Knowles as Judson Ellis, the spoiled groom to be
Elisabeth Risdon as Martha Spengler, the controlling elderly wife
Casey Johnson as Tommy Mulvaney, the child son of a mobster
Dick Hogan as Larry, the steward

Runtime: 73 Minutes

 
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