Tailspin Tommy in the Great Air Mystery (1935) is a Universal movie serial based on the Tailspin Tommy comic strip by Hal Forrest. It was the 96th of the 137 serials released by the studio (the 28th of which to be made with sound).
Famous quotes containing the words mystery, air and/or tommy:
“There is no kind of herb, but somebody or other says that it is good. I am very glad to hear it. It reminds me of the first chapter of Genesis. But how should they know that it is good? That is the mystery to me. I am always agreeably disappointed; it is incredible that they should have found it out.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.”
—Frank Zappa (19401994)
“Tommy: Life is short.
Alice Hyatt: So are you.”
—Robert Getchell, U.S. screenwriter, and Martin Scorsese. Tommy (Alfred Lutter)