Dirigible (1931)


  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
  • Release Date: 1931-02-01
  • User Rating: 5.2/10 from 5 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Frank Capra
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Dirigible commander Jack Braden and Navy pilot 'Frisky' Pierce fight over the glory associated with a successful expedition to the South Pole and the love of beautiful Helen, Frisky's wife. After Braden's dirigible expedition fails, Frisky tries an expedition by plane. Unfortunately he crashes and strands his party at the South Pole. Braden must decide between a risky rescue attempt by dirigible and remaining safely at home with Helen.

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  • Jack Holt

    as Jack Bradon
  • Ralph Graves

    as 'Frisky' Pierce
  • Fay Wray

    as Helen Pierce
  • Hobart Bosworth

    as Louis Rondelle
  • Roscoe Karns

    as Sock McGuire
  • Harold Goodwin

    as Hansen
  • Clarence Muse

    as Clarence
  • Emmett Corrigan

    as Rear Adm. John S. Martin
  • Bess Flowers

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • George 'Gabby' Hayes

    as Parade Official (uncredited)
Writing Jo Swerling Screenplay
Directing Frank Capra Director
Writing Frank Wead Story