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Flight Into Darkness

Flight Into Darkness

A Feature film by Anatole Litvak

Produced by Pathé-Natan

Release in France : 22/10/1935

    Synopsis

    Anabella stars as Mme. Maurey, wife of a much-older aviator (Charles Vanel). While her husband soars into the wild blue yonder, Mme. Maury dallies with handsome young Capitane Thelis (Jean Murat). Though deeply in love with the heroine, Thelis tries to remain loyal to his friend Maury. The dilemma is resolved during the climactic aerial dogfight, in which one of the romantic rivals is killed.

    Actors (25)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Pathé-Natan

    French distribution :

    Pathé Consortium Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Distribution

    Subject

    Director Anatole Litvak remade L'Equipage in Hollywood, with a slightly different ending, as The Woman I Love (1937), starring Litvak's then-wife Miriam Hopkins.

    Full credits (13)

    Assistant directors :

    Jean-Paul Le Chanois, André Cerf, André Lang

    Dialogue Writers :

    Joseph Kessel, Anatole Litvak

    Director of Photography :

    Armand Thirard

    Camera Operator :

    Louis Née

    Editors :

    Henri Rust, Jean-Paul Le Chanois

    Music Composers :

    Arthur Honegger, Jean Wiener

    Artistic Director :

    Lucien Aguettand

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Joseph Kessel, Anatole Litvak

    Author of original work :

    Joseph Kessel

    Sound Recordist :

    William-Robert Sivel

    Production Manager :

    Noé Bloch

    Production Designer :

    Lucien Carré

    Costume designer :

    Boris Bilinsky

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1935

    French release :

    22/10/1935

    Runtime :

    1 h 51 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    1185

    Visa issue date :

    30/04/1941

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono