Geoff Carter (Cary Grant) is the head of a crumbling air freight service in desperate need of a replacement pilot. He is forced to hire a descredited aviator (Richard Barthelmess) who arrives with his wife (Rita Hayworth), Carter's ex-lover. Meanwhile, traveler Bonnie Lee (Jean Arthur) tries to get close to the emotionally closed-off Carter. The film received two Academy Award nominations.

  1. Howard Hawks

    Director, Story

  2. Jules Furthman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant

    Geoff Carter

  2. Jean Arthur

    Jean Arthur

    Bonnie Lee

  3. Richard Barthelmess

    Richard Barthelmess

    Bat Mac Pherson

  4. Rita Hayworth

    Rita Hayworth

    Judy MacPherson

  5. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell

    Kid Dabb

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Only Angels Have Wings
Only Angels Have Wings


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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 15, 1939


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget -

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