Sky Liner (film)
|Directed by||William Berke|
(as Wm. Berke)
|Screenplay by||Maurice Tombragel|
|Produced by||William Stephens|
(as Wm. Stephens)
|Edited by||Edward Mann|
|Music by||Raoul Kraushaar|
|Distributed by||Screen Guild Productions|
49 minutes (DVD)
The film comprises a series of vignettes looking at the passengers and crew. Characters range from a precocious child star (intended to echo Shirley Temple) to businessmen and criminals.
A dead man is found in the toilet. All passengers are suspects. The plane sets down at Jacksonfield while they investigate. They discover he has been stabbed by a fountain pen containing poisoned ink.
- Richard Travis as Steve Blair
- Pamela Blake as Carol
- Rochelle Hudson as Amy Winthrop
- Steven Geray as Bokejian
- Gaylord Pendleton as Smith
- Ralph Peters as Joe Kirk
- Michael Whalen as Ben Howard
- Greg McClure as J. S. Conningsby
- Lisa Ferraday as Mariette La Fare
- Roy Butler as Mr. Jennings
- Jean Clark as Mrs. Jennings
- David Holt as Buford
- Dodie Holt as Grace Ward
- William F. Leicester as Captain Fairchild – Pilot (as Wm. Leicester)
- Ezelle Poule as Elvin's Sister
- Herbert Evans as Sir Harry Finneston
- Alice Ritchie as Elvia's
- Jeanne Sorel as Brunet Stewardess (as Jean Sorel)
- Anne Lu Jones as Airline Ticket Agent
- Jack Mulhall as Col. Hanson
- Allan Hersholt as Courier (as Alan Hersholt)
- John McGuire as George Eakins
- George Meeker as Financier
- Anna Mae Slaughter as Mary Ann
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- Schallert, E. (Sep 13, 1948). "'Numbers racket' title finally tossed away; 'jet pilot' to glitter". Los Angeles Times. ProQuest 165864628.