Sky Patrol (1939)

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"Tailspin Tommy" Tompkins and "Skeeter" Milligan are training young U. S. Army fliers for the newly-formed 'Sky Patrol,'a branch of the Army Reserves which operates along the borders and ... See full summary »



  • Jackie Coogan in Sky Patrol (1939)
  • Sky Patrol (1939)
  • John Trent in Sky Patrol (1939)
  • John Trent in Sky Patrol (1939)
  • Hal Forrest in Sky Patrol (1939)
  • Marjorie Reynolds and John Trent in Sky Patrol (1939)

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24 August 2014 | bkoganbing
| After The Kid and before Uncle Fester
Monogram Pictures gave us Sky Patrol in 1939 and the most memorable thing about it was it featured Jackie Coogan after he was Charlie Chaplin's Kid and before he was Uncle Fester. In 1939 you could see Coogan's brow getting higher and higher.

Coogan is a young man the son of Boyd Irwin the colonel in charge of the the Sky Patrol. A dutiful young man Coogan has joined the Sky Patrol and has come under the tutelage of the legendary Talespin Tommy and his sidekick Skeeter. But in his heart wants to go to medical school.

It was war closing in and any other time this kid would have gone to medical school and been a MASH doctor like Hawkeye and Trapper making their war contribution doing what they do best. I certainly wouldn't have gone into aviation to please my father.

Anyway when Coogan gets captured by smugglers who hold him for their own nefarious purposes, John Trent and Milburn Stone as Tommy and Skeeter have to rescue him and capture the smugglers.

Aviation buffs will like Sky Patrol. I can't think of anyone else doing so.

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Plot Summary


Action | Adventure | Drama | Romance


Release Date:

12 September 1939



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