Night Flight

Welcome to IMPDb!
Upgrades are done and editing is back on!
Dedicated to identifying aircraft throughout Movies, Television, and Video Games!


Share/Bookmark

Dear Friends:

Two short years ago we created this message box on our home page, asking for your help to keep this site up and running. In that time, many of you have generously donated to our PayPal account and we are forever grateful. With your help, we've been able to make the necessary upgrades to our server to keep the site running more smoothly than ever!

The meager ad revenue generated by this site isn't sufficient to cover the annual cost of running the server, and we who manage it have never made money from it.

In an effort to continue serving the needs of aviation enthusiasts around the world, we continue to ask for donations to keep this site up and running. If you're still enjoying this website and would like to help us continue being the BEST site on the Internet for your aviation screenshot needs, please consider donating.

Thank you,
Tobin & Rush



From The Internet Movie Plane Database
Jump to: navigation, search
Night Flight 1933 movie poster.

Movie (1933)
Also known as : Dark to Dawn
French title : Vol de nuit

Starring:
John Barrymore (Managing Director A. Rivière)
Helen Hayes (Madame Fabian)
Clark Gable (Jules Fabian)
Lionel Barrymore (Inspector Robineau)

(Synopsis needed)


Unidentified Aircraft

Unidentified 9-cylinder air-cooled radial engine used as background of the credit and title card.

NightFlight33 00009.jpg

Curtiss Falcon (D-12)

The aircrat manned by Auguste Pellerin (acted by Robert Montgomery) wearing the code 24.
Reg. F-AIUL Falcon Conqueror Mailplane aka D-12 Mail Plane built in 1928. First built as C301E c/n 15 and refitted in 1930 with a Liberty 12 engine as a French demonstrator for European sales.
In France, F-AIUL was used for a Latécoère 25-3.R, a French parasol-wing monoplane with enclosed seating for passengers and an open cockpit for the pilot mainly used in South America for mail purposes by Aéropostale, the Latécoère airmail service for which Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was pilot. This inspired him the book based on his personal experiences while flying on South American mail routes and was later the skeleton of the screenplay.
Here the historical Compagnie générale aéropostale (usually named l'Aérospostale) becomes the fictitious Trans-Andean European Air Mail

NightFlight33 00900.jpg
NightFlight33 00918.jpg
NightFlight33 01504.jpg
NightFlight33 01619.jpg

Lockheed Vega

The "white" aircraft inside the hangar.

NightFlight33 00918.jpg

Douglas Mailplane

5 or 70 or 603 ... but all with the registration F-AIUL !

#603 piloted by Fabian (Clark Gable).
#5
NightFlight33 02526.jpg
NightFlight33 04432.jpg
#70 of the Brazilian Pilot (William Gargan).
NightFlight33 12107.jpg

Unidentified Aircraft

Close to Curtiss D.
Aviation history in Argentine started in 1910 with the first flight made with a French monoplane (as like as most of the records).
And the first aircraft built in Argentina (in 1910) was the monoplane Castaibert by Paul Castaibert (1883-1951).
No Pierre Roblet among Argentinian pioneer.

NightFlight33 01334.jpg

Unidentified Model

Ford Trimotor or Fokker F.VII/3m ?
And an unidentified biplane single-engine aircraft behind.

NightFlight33 01434.jpg

Unidentified Aircraft

NightFlight33 02236.jpg

(on the left)

NightFlight33 12242.jpg


Back To:

See also