The Fighting Marines

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The Fighting Marines movie poster.

Movie Series (1936) in twelve chapters.

Grant Withers (Corporal Larry Lawrence)
Adrian Morris (Sergeant Mack McGowan)
Ann Rutherford (Frances Schiller)
Robert Warwick (Colonel W. R. Bennet)

(Synopsis needed)

Fairchild C-8

Ep. 1 Human Targets.
Code AS9135 acting as 'DX19' experimental plane.

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Stearman C3-R

Ep. 1 Human Targets.

Seen first during the title sequence.

On the left.

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Starboard side wears code J.114 and registration AS668K :

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But port side has registration NC668K (Stearman C3-R c/n 5011).

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At takeoff, only the last two characters are under the wing.

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Unidentified Aircraft

Ep. 1 Human Targets.
On the right.

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Douglas Dolphin RD-4

Ep. 1 Human Targets.
Douglas Dolphin of the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Fokker D.VII & Travel Air 2000

Ep. 1 Human Targets.
Stock shot from Hell's Angels.

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Shot from the dogfight action but here the 'German' fighters are acting as American planes searching for the lost aircraft.

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Unidentified Aircraft

Ep. 1 Human Targets.

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Douglas M-2

Ep. 2 Isle of Missing Men
Continuity error : the Stearman C3-R used for trials is shot down by Anti Aircraft Artilery (AAA). Badly damaged, our heroes managed to crash land. But the registration NC-1491 (and shape) is for a Douglas M-2 ordered by Western Air Express (c/n 252).

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Stearman C3-R

Ep. 2 Isle of Missing Men and Ep. 7 Jungle Terrors
Probably the same NC668K seen in Ep. 1 ready to be used with a catapult.

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Of course, the takeoff is showing a model.

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Fokker D.VII

Ep. 4 The Mark of the Tiger Shark

Another Continuity error : this time, a Fokker is acting the Stearman C3-R

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Pitcairn-Cierva PCA-2

Ep. 6 Robber's Roost

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Ep. 11 Behind the Mask

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Unidentified Monoplane Aircraft

Probably the Fairchild C-8 seen in episode 1.
Ep. 7 Jungle Terrors

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Real cockpit or movie set ?

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Ep. 12 Two Against The Horde

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Unidentified Monoplane Aircraft

Ep. 12 Wheels of Destruction

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Ep. 12 Two Against The Horde
Aerobatics by three aircrafts.

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