The Lost Squadron (1932) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Lost Squadron (1932)

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Erich von Stroheim parodies himself in this melodrama of a maniacal film director who makes his stunt pilots risk their lives for his movie.

Cast

Richard Dix
as Capt. `Gibby' Gibson
Mary Astor
as Follette Marsh
Erich von Stroheim
as Arthur von Furst
Robert Armstrong
as Lt. Woody Curwood
Ralph Ince
as Jettick, Detective
Art Gobel
as Flier
Leo Nomis
as Flier
Ward Bond
as Soldier
Marjorie Peterson
as Stenographer
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Critic Reviews for The Lost Squadron

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

It is not without authority, even though the dramatics are a bit strained.

March 26, 2009 | Full Review…
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It is an excellent melodrama, ably directed, with a background familiar to producers -- for it is chiefly concerned with stunt flying before the cameras in Hollywood and a film director is the evil genius.

November 4, 2006 | Full Review…

With a cynically acidic script by Herman J Mankiewicz, among others, this early talkie is one of the most enjoyably scabrous examples of Hollywood on Hollywood.

November 4, 2006 | Full Review…

Bizarre but absorbing.

September 29, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Penned in a delightfully nasty cynical way by Herman Mankiewicz.

August 4, 2005 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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