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Tracy Takes Off

Date: 1932
Description: Spencer Tracy in "Sky Devils," Howard Hughes's silly World War I comedy. Tracy (center) and William Boyd play two inept stowaways who end up on a ship that...
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"Sky Devils" Props

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Description: Vintage World War airplanes used in the filming of "Sky Devils" (1932), a motion picture produced by Howard Hughes.
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"Ceiling Zero"

Date: 1936
Description: Milwaukee-born Pat O'Brien (in the pilot's uniform) starred with Jimmy Cagney as two commercial airline pilots in "Ceiling Zero." This 1936 Warner Brothers...
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"Dive Bomber" Helmet

Date: 1941
Description: A publicity still of Fred MacMurray from "Dive Bomber" (WB, 1941) in which a crew member is adjusting the helmet of MacMurray's pressurized flight suit. Be...
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"Dive Bomber"

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Description: A still from "Dive Bomber" (WB, 1941) a motion picture that starred Errol Flynn and Beaver Dam's favorite son, Fred MacMurray.
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Marine Flyers Publicity Still

Date: 1935
Description: A publicity still from "Devil Dogs of the Air," (Warner Brothers 1935) in which Milwaukee-born Pat O'Brien appeared with Jimmy Cagney. In this production,...
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Harlow in "Hell's Angels"

Date: 1930
Description: Production still from "Hell's Angels," the Howard Hughes 1930 film, which launched the career of 18-year-old Jean Harlow. She is shown here with co-stars B...
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Gotha and Film Production Crew and Cast

Date: 1930
Description: A vintage German Gotha airplane brought to Hollywood by Howard Hughes for use in "Hell's Angels," together with members of the Caddo Company's film crew an...
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Hell's Angels Scene

Date: 1930
Description: Scene at Caddo Field during the filming of "Hell's Angels," Howard Hughes' extravagant World War I aviation film. In this scene, the large vintage Gotha b...
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Cast of "Congress Dances" Film

Date: 1931
Description: View from above of actors and crew of the film "Congress Dances" standing around between takes.
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Ballroom Dance Scene

Date: 1931
Description: Overhead view of a ballroom dance scene in the film "Congress Dances".
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Tea Time in "Congress Dances"

Date: 1931
Description: A woman and man in elaborate costumes have tea in the film "Congress Dances".
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Cast of Ziv Television's series Boston Blackie

Date: 1951
Description: Boston Blackie (played by Kent Taylor), Mary Wesley (Lois Collier), and Inspector Faraday (Frank Orth), the cast of the television show Boston Blackie
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Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis in "Hellcats of the Navy"

Date: 1957
Description: Photograph of Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis, stars of Columbia Pictures' "Hellcats of the Navy."
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Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, Priscilla Lane, and Wayne Morris in a publicity still for "Brother Rat"

Date: 1938
Description: Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, Priscilla Lane, and Wayne Morris in a publicity still for Warner Brothers' film "Brother Rat."
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Ronald Reagan and Ann Sheridan in "Kings Row"

Date: 1941
Description: Ronald Reagan and Ann Sheridan in a scene from the Warner Brothers' film "Kings Row."
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Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Alan Hale, and Arthur Kennedy in "Desperate Journey"

Date: 1942
Description: Actors Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Alan Hale, and Arthur Kennedy in a scene from the Warner Brothers' film "Desperate Journey."
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Ronald Reagan as Capt. David Farrgut in "Death Valley Days"

Date: 1952
Description: Ronald Reagan stars as Capt. David Farragut in "The Battle of San Francisco Bay," an episode of "Death Valley Days."
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Ronald Reagan in "Death Valley Days"

Date: 1952
Description: Ronald Reagan as host and star of the series "Death Valley Days."
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Ronald Reagan as Gipp in the film "Knute Rockne: All-American"

Date: 1940
Description: Ronald Reagan as the character Gipp in the Warner Brothers' film "Knute Rockne: All-American."

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