Less than a year after the inaugural flight of Pan American Airways China Clipper captured the publics interest, Warner Bros. crafted a fictional version of the famed seaplanes feat and sent it winging into theaters. Pat OBrien plays Dave Logan, an aviation visionary and taskmaster who puts his career ahead of his personal life as, he launches a small aviation outfit and sees it grow to match his dream of trans-Pacific commercial flight. Ross Alexander, whose promising career would soon tragically end, portrays Logans right-hand man. And Humphrey Bogart, in a departure from the typical criminal roles in his 1930s filmography, plays the ex-barnstormer and top-echelon pilot who guides the China Clippers maiden journey. Newsreel footage of the hulking,four-engine flying boat augments this film that Frank Nugent in The New York Times called fascinatingdeserves a respectful accolade for its technical accuracy. **Please be aware that this is a manufactured on demanddisc that was created using a DVD-R disc. It should play in all standard DVD players.