A Guy Named Joe

78
The year was 1944. Overseas, the war raged. Back home, a war-torn population suffered the loss of loved ones. Along came A Guy Named Joe—a fanciful, heart-warming tale based on the legend that pilots never die but return to guide fledgling airmen—and... read more
Available to stream, rent, or purchase on:

The year was 1944. Overseas, the war raged. Back home, a war-torn population suffered the loss of loved ones. Along came A Guy Named Joe—a fanciful, heart-warming tale based on the legend that pilots never die but return to guide fledgling airmen—and the public welcomed it with open arms. Charming, daredevil hero Spencer Tracy, lauded by Daily Variety as “magnificent in every phase of his performance,” stars with Irene Dunne, Van Johnson, Ward Bond and Esther Williams. Director Victor Fleming (Gone With the Wind) previously teamed with Tracy in 1937’s Captains Courageous—for which Tracy received a Best Actor Oscar®. Dalton Trumbo, another Academy Award®-winner wrote the fine script. With its masterful mix of fantasy and reality, it comes as no surprise that A Guy Named Joe is an all-time film favorite. See for yourself.

Original Release

03/01/1944

Links

Cast

Spencer Tracy Pete Sandidge
Lionel Barrymore The General
Van Johnson Ted Randall
Ward Bond Al Yackey
Irene Dunne Dorinda Durston
James Gleason 'Nails' Kilpatrick
Barry Nelson Dick Rumney
Esther Williams Ellen Bright
Henry O'Neill Col. Sykes
Don DeFore James J. Rourke (as Don De Fore)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Victor Fleming

Writers

David Boehm, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Dalton Trumbo, Chandler Sprague

Cast

Spencer Tracy Pete Sandidge
Lionel Barrymore The General
Van Johnson Ted Randall
Ward Bond Al Yackey
Irene Dunne Dorinda Durston
James Gleason 'Nails' Kilpatrick
Barry Nelson Dick Rumney
Esther Williams Ellen Bright
Henry O'Neill Col. Sykes
Don DeFore James J. Rourke (as Don De Fore)
Charles Smith Sanderson
Addison Richards Maj. Corbett
Irving Bacon Henderson
Eve Whitney Girlfriend of Rourke
Wyndham Standing English Colonel
Jacqueline White Helen
Walter Sande Sande - Mess Sergeant
Kirk Alyn Officer in Heaven
Bill Arthur Cadet
George Atkinson Waiter

Producers

Editors

Frank Sullivan

1945 Oscar Best Writing, Original Story Nominated
  • 1
1 - 1 of 1 items
Ouch! Looks like something broke. Try reloading this page. 🗙