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** Similar to some other [[Anime/BlueSubmarineNo6 anime]], it's appearance (and a result of misleading titles) on the RetroCrush Youtube channel have also helped the Anime gain attention.

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** Similar to some other [[Anime/BlueSubmarineNo6 anime]], it's appearance (and a result of misleading titles) on the RetroCrush Retro Crush Youtube channel have also helped the Anime gain attention.


* ColbertBump: Both the Manga and anime were somewhat obscure, but when the English dub was announced to include the likes of Creator/TeamFourStar The film got on a fair amount of fans radar.

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* ColbertBump: Both the Manga and anime were somewhat obscure, but when the English dub was announced to include the likes of Creator/TeamFourStar The film got on a fair amount of fans radar.radar.
**Similar to some other [[Anime/BlueSubmarineNo6 anime]], it's appearance (and a result of misleading titles) on the RetroCrush Youtube channel have also helped the Anime gain attention.


!!For the [[Manga/HellsAngels manga]]:

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!!For the [[Manga/HellsAngels manga]]:manga]]:
* ColbertBump: Both the Manga and anime were somewhat obscure, but when the English dub was announced to include the likes of Creator/TeamFourStar The film got on a fair amount of fans radar.


* TroubledProduction: The Troubled Production of Hell's Angels was notorious at the time, and was dramatized 75 years later in ''Film/TheAviator''. Due to Howard Hughes's overbearing production techniques, the original director walked off the picture. When sound was introduced with ''Film/TheJazzSinger'', Hughes decided to re-shoot the film as a talkie. The original actress for Helen had to be replaced for this reason. The climactic air battle was shot by staging an actual one, where Hughes even took the wing and flew one of the planes himself. He was seriously injured as a result. Overall about 137 pilots were used in the sequence, which contributed to the already-bloated budget. Due to production delays, Creator/JamesWhale, who was directing the talking scenes, was able to shoot an entire other film before ''Hell's Angels'' was even released.

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* TroubledProduction: The Troubled Production of Hell's Angels was notorious at the time, and was dramatized 75 years later in ''Film/TheAviator''. Production began in 1927, but the film was first released in 1930. Due to Howard Hughes's overbearing production techniques, the original director walked off the picture. When sound was introduced with ''Film/TheJazzSinger'', Hughes decided to re-shoot the film as a talkie. The original actress for Helen had to be replaced for this reason. The climactic air battle was shot by staging an actual one, where Hughes even took the wing and flew one of the planes himself. He was seriously injured as a result. Overall about 137 stunt pilots were used in the sequence, which contributed to the already-bloated budget.budget. Even more troubling at least two of these pilots died from the dangerous stunts they were asked to perform (it is suspected that the number of casualties in the performance of the stunts might have been higher, but that Hughes managed to hush this up). Due to production delays, Creator/JamesWhale, who was directing the talking scenes, was able to shoot an entire other film before ''Hell's Angels'' was even released.


* AcclaimedFlop: While received well by critics, seen as ground-breaking for its time, selling a lot of tickets, and went down in history as one of the very first sound blockbusters, the film's prolonged TroubledProduction meant that Hughes had ended up throwing so much money into the project that it failed to turn a profit and didn't even manage to break even.

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* AcclaimedFlop: While received well by critics, seen as ground-breaking for its time, and ended up selling a lot of tickets, tickets and went going down in history as one of the very first sound blockbusters, the film's prolonged TroubledProduction meant that Hughes had ended up throwing so much money into the project that it failed to turn a profit and didn't even manage to break even.

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* AcclaimedFlop: While received well by critics, seen as ground-breaking for its time, selling a lot of tickets, and went down in history as one of the very first sound blockbusters, the film's prolonged TroubledProduction meant that Hughes had ended up throwing so much money into the project that it failed to turn a profit and didn't even manage to break even.


* TroubledProduction: The Troubled Production of Hell's Angels was notorious at the time, and was dramatized 75 years later in ''Film/TheAviator''. Due to Howard Hughes's overbearing production techniques, the original director walked off the picture. When sound was introduced with ''Film/TheJazzSinger'', Hughes decided to re-shoot the film as a talkie. The original actress for Helen had to be replaced for this reason. The climactic air battle was shot by staging an actual one, where Hughes even took the wing and flew one of the planes himself. He was seriously injured as a result. Overall about 137 pilots were used in the sequence, which contributed to the already-bloated budget. Due to production delays, James Whale, who was directing the talking scenes, was able to shoot an entire other film before ''Hell's Angels'' was even released.

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* TroubledProduction: The Troubled Production of Hell's Angels was notorious at the time, and was dramatized 75 years later in ''Film/TheAviator''. Due to Howard Hughes's overbearing production techniques, the original director walked off the picture. When sound was introduced with ''Film/TheJazzSinger'', Hughes decided to re-shoot the film as a talkie. The original actress for Helen had to be replaced for this reason. The climactic air battle was shot by staging an actual one, where Hughes even took the wing and flew one of the planes himself. He was seriously injured as a result. Overall about 137 pilots were used in the sequence, which contributed to the already-bloated budget. Due to production delays, James Whale, Creator/JamesWhale, who was directing the talking scenes, was able to shoot an entire other film before ''Hell's Angels'' was even released.


* TheOtherMarty: Greta Nissen was the original Helen. But when the film was converted to a talkie, her thick Norwegian accent made it impossible for her to play a British aristocrat. Creator/JeanHarlow was cast instead after Howard Hughes found her in a review.

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* TheOtherMarty: Greta Nissen was the original Helen. But when the film was converted to a talkie, her thick Norwegian accent made it impossible for her to play a British aristocrat. Creator/JeanHarlow was cast instead after Howard Hughes found her in a review.revue.


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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Thelma Todd had a supporting role that eventually got written out of the script.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Thelma Todd had a supporting role that eventually got written out of the script.script.


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* DuellingWorks: With ''Film/TheDawnPatrol''. In fact, Howard Hughes even filed a lawsuit that ''The Dawn Patrol'' had plagiarized his script in an attempt to delay its release.

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* DuellingWorks: DuelingWorks: With ''Film/TheDawnPatrol''. In fact, Howard Hughes even filed a lawsuit that ''The Dawn Patrol'' had plagiarized his script in an attempt to delay its release.


* BoxOfficeBomb: The film's budget was bloated to $3.8 million by the time it was finished. It couldn't even hope to make a profit.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: The film's budget was bloated to $3.8 million by the time it was finished. It couldn't even hope to make a profit.
* CastTheExpert: Howard Hughes hired real World War I aces to fly the planes in the climactic dogfight.
* DoingItForTheArt: Howard Hughes's erratic behaviour was all down to wanting to make the perfect film.
* DuellingWorks: With ''Film/TheDawnPatrol''. In fact, Howard Hughes even filed a lawsuit that ''The Dawn Patrol'' had plagiarized his script in an attempt to delay its release.
* FakeBrit: Jean Harlow as Helen, though she doesn't even attempt the accent. The original Helen - Greta Nissen - was Norwegian.
* FatalMethodActing: Three pilots died in the shooting of the climactic air fight. Howard Hughes himself was severely injured when his plane crashed.
* TheOtherMarty: Greta Nissen was the original Helen. But when the film was converted to a talkie, her thick Norwegian accent made it impossible for her to play a British aristocrat. Creator/JeanHarlow was cast instead after Howard Hughes found her in a review.
* TroubledProduction: The Troubled Production of Hell's Angels was notorious at the time, and was dramatized 75 years later in ''Film/TheAviator''. Due to Howard Hughes's overbearing production techniques, the original director walked off the picture. When sound was introduced with ''Film/TheJazzSinger'', Hughes decided to re-shoot the film as a talkie. The original actress for Helen had to be replaced for this reason. The climactic air battle was shot by staging an actual one, where Hughes even took the wing and flew one of the planes himself. He was seriously injured as a result. Overall about 137 pilots were used in the sequence, which contributed to the already-bloated budget. Due to production delays, James Whale, who was directing the talking scenes, was able to shoot an entire other film before ''Hell's Angels'' was even released.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Thelma Todd had a supporting role that eventually got written out of the script.

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