When the clouds roll by

United States, 1959

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By far the best of the action-filled frolics that made Douglas Fairbanks, popular before his swash-buckling period, this film pokes fun at psychiatry in a manner that is still modern. Full of comedy and thrills and dominated by Fairbanks’ breezy personality, we see the star in some truly astounding acrobatics.

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Sterling Educational Films


Paul Killiam

Saul J. Turell



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