Gallant Journey

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Gallant Journey (aka The Great Highway) is a 1946 American historical film written, produced and directed by William A. Wellman and starring Glenn Ford, Janet Blair and Charles Ruggles. The film is a biopic of the early U.S. aviation pioneer John Joseph Montgomery. read more

Gallant Journey (aka The Great Highway) is a 1946 American historical film written, produced and directed by William A. Wellman and starring Glenn Ford, Janet Blair and Charles Ruggles. The film is a biopic of the early U.S. aviation pioneer John Joseph Montgomery. Gallant Journey depicts his efforts to build and fly gliders, from his childhood through to his death in 1911. The chief stunt pilot for the film was Paul Mantz.

Original Release

09/24/1946

US Release

09/24/1946

Cast

Glenn Ford John J. Montgomery
Janet Blair Regina 'Ginny' Cleary
Charles Ruggles Jim Montgomery
Henry Travers Thomas Logan
Jimmy Lloyd Dan Mahoney / Prof. LaSalle
Charles Kemper Father 'Dickie' Ball / Father "Dickie" Ball
Arthur Shields Father Kenton
Willard Robertson Zachary Montgomery
Selena Royle Mrs. Zachary Montgomery
Robert De Haven Jim Logan, as a boy (as Robert DeHaven) / Jim Logan, as a boy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

William A. Wellman

Writers

Byron Morgan, William A. Wellman

Cast

Glenn Ford John J. Montgomery
Janet Blair Regina 'Ginny' Cleary
Charles Ruggles Jim Montgomery
Henry Travers Thomas Logan
Jimmy Lloyd Dan Mahoney / Prof. LaSalle
Charles Kemper Father 'Dickie' Ball / Father "Dickie" Ball
Arthur Shields Father Kenton
Willard Robertson Zachary Montgomery
Selena Royle Mrs. Zachary Montgomery
Robert De Haven Jim Logan, as a boy (as Robert DeHaven) / Jim Logan, as a boy
Robert Hoover Dick Ball as a Boy
Joe Palma Waiter
Ernie Adams Husband
Fernando Alvarado Juan Morales
Conrad Binyon Snort
Billy Bletcher Mahoney's Valet
Symona Boniface Dance Floor Extra
Paul E. Burns 'Peacock' Fox
Tommy Cook Cutty
Bobby Cooper Tom as a Boy

Producers

Editors

Al Clark

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