Walking on Air (1936)


Walking on Air (1936)

Ann Sothern wishes to marry a man her rich father disapproves of, so she concocts a scheme to get him on her side. She hires Raymond to act like an obnoxious French count, then pretends to take an interest in him in front of her father, hoping he will agree her first choice is better than the brash, selfish, insulting count.
IMDb  6.4 /10
Director Joseph Santley
Writer Francis M. Cockrell
Writer Rian James
Writer Bert Kalmar
Writer Harry Ruby
Writer Viola Brothers Shore
Release Date1936-09-11
Runtime1h 10mins
GenreComedy, Musical
Content RatingApproved (Approved)
CompanyRKO Radio Pictures
Pete Quinlan, aka Count Pierre Louis de Marsac
Kit Bennett
Evelyn Bennett
Mr. Horace Bennett
Fred Randolph
Ex-Mrs. Fred Randolph
KARB Receptionist

Walking on Air (1936 film)

Walking on Air is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Joseph Santley using a screenplay by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Viola Brothers Shore, and Rian James, based on the short story, "Count Pete", written by Francis M. Cockrell. Produced by RKO Radio Pictures, they released the film on September 11, 1936. The picture stars Gene Raymond and Ann Sothern, with a supporting cast which includes Jessie Ralph and Henry Stephenson.

Plot summary

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  • Gene Raymond as Pete Quinlan, aka Count Pierre Louis de Marsac
  • Ann Sothern as Kit Bennett
  • Jessie Ralph as Evelyn Bennett
  • Henry Stephenson as Mr. Horace Bennett
  • George Meeker as Tom Quinlan
  • Gordon Jones as Joe
  • Maxine Jennings as Flo Quinlan
  • Alan Curtis as Fred Randolph
  • Anita Colby as Ex-Mrs. Fred Randolph
  • Patricia Wilder as KARB Receptionist