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Cock of the Air

Directed by Tom Buckingham
United States, 1932
Comedy

Synopsis

An opera diva sets her sights on a womanizing army officer.

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Cock of the Air Directed by Tom Buckingham

Critics reviews

I thought the plot thin, needing a romantic rival or two, but the leering pre-Code stuff is good dirty fun. The high point comes when Billie encases herself in a suit of armor and Chester arms himself with a can opener.
April 04, 2017
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The main reason to watch Cock of the Air isn’t the innuendo, which doesn’t approach something like Baby Face or Red Headed Woman, nor even the wide-open spaces between Dove’s chin and the end of her breastbone. No, the best reason to see Cock of the Air—and I recommend it highly—is the direction by Tom Buckingham. The movie is one long, delicious moving shot after another.
November 05, 2016
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