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3.4
68 Ratings

Hell's Angels

Directed by Howard Hughes
United States, 1930
Drama

Synopsis

Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man’s arms.

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Hell's Angels Directed by Howard Hughes

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1930 | Nominee: Best Cinematography

What are people saying?

  • oldfilmsflicker's rating of the film Hell's Angels

    Fascinating film for fans of film history. Originally intended to be a silent film, but with the release of The Jazz Singer, director Howard Hughes turned the film into a talkie. The result is a film that displays silent film techniques - tinting, intertitles, but also new sound features - audio dialogue and sound effects. It even features a color sequence (filmed in Multicolor, printed by Technicolor). Brilliant.

  • CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Hell's Angels

    "Hell's angels" vale la pena verla por una sola secuencia. Hughes logra algo que tal vez nunca se le ocurrió a William Wellman hacer en "Wings"; una persecución de casi 7'. Tres aeroplanos al vuelo uno tras de otro. El primero en fuga, el segundo intentando derrumbar al del frente y otro atrás intentando hacer lo mismo con este último. Lo otro, una zepellin incendiándose.