Only Angels Have Wings

Noah Beery Jr in a screencap from Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Red River

Montgomery Clift and Noah Beery Jr in a publicity still for Red River (1948)

Corvette K225

Noah Beery Jr in an original lobby card for Corvette K225 (1943).  Noah first appeared in a Howard Hawks film in 1933, but his scenes in Viva Villa were deleted.  Noah was actually seen in Howard’s Only Angels Have Wings, Sergeant York and Red River.

Only Angels Have Wings

Noah Beery as mail pilot Joe Souther in a screencap from Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Red River

Montgomery Clift and Noah Beery Jr in an original publicity still for Red River (1948)

Sergeant York

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Gary Cooper. Walter Brennan and Noah Beery are among the residents of Pall Mall, Tennessee in a publicity still for Sergeant York (1941)

Only Angels Have Wings

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Sig Rumann, Allen Joslyn, Noah Beery Jr, Jean Arthur and Cary Grant in a publicity still for Only Angels Have Wings (1939).

Red River

Noah Beery Jr in a publicity still for Red River (1948) as part of the cattle drive.

Only Angels Have Wings

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The back of this publicity still reads

A portrait of Noah Beery, Jr., appearing in Columbia’s Howard Hawks production, “Only Angels Have Wings.”    (NOAH BEERY, JR.  #5)

Only Angels Have Wings

Jean Arthur and Cary Grant contemplate events in Only Angels Have Wings (1939).

Sergeant York

Gary Cooper as Alvin York is held back by Ward Bond and Noah Beery Jr in a publicity still for Sergeant York (1941).  Noah was also in Hawks’ Only Angels Have Wings, Corvette K225 and Red River.  He was also in Viva Villa but his work was deleted from the final version.

Corvette K225

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Ella Raines and Noah Beery Jr on the set of Corvette K225 (1943)

Corvette K225

Ella Raines is surrounded by the Canadian Navy in a publicity still for Corvette K225 (1943). their contemporaneous story during World War II.  That’s Barry Fitzgerald on the far right doing his best Popeye the Sailor impression.  All that’s missing is his can of spinach.

Corvette K225

Noah Beery Jr and Fuzzy Knight in a publicity still for Corvette K225 (1944)