Island in the Sky

75
  • PG
While flying supplies to England during World War II, Capt. Dooley (John Wayne) is forced to crash land his plane in the icy wilds of Canada. Together, Dooley and his hardy crew struggle to survive in uncharted territory -- with the arctic temperature steadily dropping. read more
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While flying supplies to England during World War II, Capt. Dooley (John Wayne) is forced to crash land his plane in the icy wilds of Canada. Together, Dooley and his hardy crew struggle to survive in uncharted territory -- with the arctic temperature steadily dropping. Meanwhile, back at the army headquarters in Maine, Col. Fuller (Walter Abel) rallies his capable crew in a desperate search for the downed airmen, knowing that every second counts.

Original Release

09/05/1953

US Release

09/05/1953

Cast

John Wayne Capt. Dooley / Captain Dooley
Lloyd Nolan Captain Stutz
Walter Abel Col. Fuller
James Arness Mac McMullen
Andy Devine Willie Moon
Harry Carey Jr. Ralph Hunt / Ralph Hunt, Moon's co-pilot
Allyn Joslyn J.H. Handy
Jimmy Lydon Murray / Murray, Dooley's navigator
Hal Baylor Stankowski / Stankowski, Dooley's engineer
Sean McClory Frank Lovatt / Frank Lovatt, Dooley's co-pilot
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

William A. Wellman

Writers

Ernest K. Gann

Cast

John Wayne Capt. Dooley / Captain Dooley
Lloyd Nolan Captain Stutz
Walter Abel Col. Fuller
James Arness Mac McMullen
Andy Devine Willie Moon
Harry Carey Jr. Ralph Hunt / Ralph Hunt, Moon's co-pilot
Allyn Joslyn J.H. Handy
Jimmy Lydon Murray / Murray, Dooley's navigator
Hal Baylor Stankowski / Stankowski, Dooley's engineer
Sean McClory Frank Lovatt / Frank Lovatt, Dooley's co-pilot
Wally Cassell D'Annunzia / D'Annunzia, Dooley's radioman
Gordon Jones Walrus
Frank Fenton Capt. Turner / Captain Turner
Robert Keys Maj. Ditson / Major Ditson
Sumner Getchell Lt. Cord / Lieutenant Cord
Regis Toomey Sgt. Harper / Sergeant Harper
Paul Fix Wally Miller
Jim Dugan Gidley
George Chandler Rene
Louis Jean Heydt Fitch

Producers

Editors

Ralph Dawson

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