Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 14, 1933

F, P. 1 (Gaumont-British). A perennial exhibit at air shows is the model of a floating airport to serve transoceanic planes. Invented 15 years ago, it continues to meet with practical objections. As background for a futuristic cinema it functions admirably. F. P. 1 is therefore exciting and at times interestingly realistic. Major Ellissen (Conrad Veidt) is an air hero riding the crest of his publicity. His best friend Captain Droste (Leslie Fenton) is sunk in the obscurity of an inventor's workroom. Ellissen uses his position to call attention to Droste's plan...

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