The High and the Mighty

83
  • NR
On a flight from Hawaii to California, the engine dies in mid-flight. As the pilot prepares for a crash landing, the passengers reassess their lives.
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On a flight from Hawaii to California, the engine dies in mid-flight. As the pilot prepares for a crash landing, the passengers reassess their lives.

Original Release

05/27/1954

US Release

05/27/1954

Cast

John Wayne Dan Roman
Claire Trevor May Holst
Laraine Day Lydia Rice
Robert Stack John Sullivan
Jan Sterling Sally McKee
Phil Harris Ed Joseph
Robert Newton Gustave Pardee
David Brian Ken Childs
Paul Kelly Donald Flaherty
Sidney Blackmer Humphrey Agnew
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

William A. Wellman

Writers

Ernest K. Gann

Cast

John Wayne Dan Roman
Claire Trevor May Holst
Laraine Day Lydia Rice
Robert Stack John Sullivan
Jan Sterling Sally McKee
Phil Harris Ed Joseph
Robert Newton Gustave Pardee
David Brian Ken Childs
Paul Kelly Donald Flaherty
Sidney Blackmer Humphrey Agnew
Julie Bishop Lillian Pardee
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez Gonzales
John Howard Howard Rice
Wally Brown Lenny Wilby, navigator
William Campbell Hobie Wheeler
Ann Doran Clara Joseph
John Qualen Jose Locota
Paul Fix Frank Briscoe
George Chandler Ben Sneed
Joy Kim Dorothy Chen

Producers

Editors

Ralph Dawson

1955OscarBest Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1955OscarBest Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1955OscarBest Director Nominated
1955OscarBest Film Editing Nominated
1955OscarBest Music, Original Song Nominated
1955OscarBest Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Won
1955Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actress Won
1955Golden GlobeMost Promising Newcomer - Female Won
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