The Conquest of the Air DVD


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Charting man's complicated journey towards and mastery over flight, this fascinating film uses both drama and documentary footage to present a highly cinematic account of the evolution of aviation, encompassing early experiments in automated flight, the development of bombers and aircraft carriers, and the earliest experiments in vertical rotary flight.

A project initiated in 1935 by Alexander Korda as a potential collaboration with Winston Churchill, The Conquest of the Air was produced in fits and starts over the following five years – eventually being released in 1940 as a propaganda film to help the war effort both here and in America. The film is featured here in a brand-new transfer from original film elements in its as-exhibited aspect ratio.

Product Details

  • Laurence Olivier,
  • Franklin Dyall,
  • Hay Petrie
  • Zoltan Korda,
  • Alexander Esway,
  • Alexander Shaw,
  • John Monk Saunders
  • 2
Aspect Ratio:
  • 1.33:1
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Run Time:
  • 71 mins approx.
  • Network
Theatrical Release Year:
  • 1936
  • U

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