Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies (1973)


The story of Ace Eli Walford, a 1920s stunt flyer who barnstorms around the country, taking his eleven-year-old son Rodger with him as he goes from town to town. The place is rural Kansas, and the time is midsummer in the early nineteen-twenties, not long after World War I.

Director: John Erman (as Bill Sampson).
Stars: Cliff Robertson, Pamela Franklin, Eric Shea, Bernadette Peters, Rosemary Murphy, Alice Ghostley, Royal Dano, Kelly Jean Peters, Don Keefer, Patricia Smith, Herb Gatlin, Robert Hamm, Arthur Malet, Ariana Chase, Hope Summers.


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  1. Willy
    October 15, 2018

    Thank you very much.

  2. John Lesselyoung
    September 7, 2021

    A good period film similar to “The Great Waldo Pepper” A Robt. Redford piece from about the same time and very popular. I liked them both!

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