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Winged Victory (1944)

Approved | | Drama, War | 22 December 1944 (USA)
Pinky Scariano, Allan Ross, and Frankie Davis all join the Army Air Forces with hopes of becoming pilots. In training, they meet and become pals with Bobby Grills and Irving Miller, and the... See full summary »

Director:

George Cukor

Writers:

Moss Hart (play), Moss Hart (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lon McCallister ... Francis William 'Frankie' Davis (as Pvt. Lon McCallister)
Jeanne Crain ... Helen
Edmond O'Brien ... Irving Miller (as Sgt. Edmond O'Brien)
Jane Ball ... Jane Preston
Mark Daniels ... Alan William Ross (as Sgt. Mark Daniels)
Jo-Carroll Dennison ... Dorothy Ross
Don Taylor ... Danny 'Pinkie' Scariano (as Cpl. Don Taylor)
Judy Holliday ... Ruth Miller
Lee J. Cobb ... Doctor (as Cpl. Lee Cobb)
Peter Lind Hayes ... O'Brien (as T/Sgt. Peter Lind Hayes)
Red Buttons ... Whitey / Andrews Sister (as Cpl. Red Buttons)
Barry Nelson ... Robert Edward 'Bobby' Crills (as Cpl. Barry Nelson)
Rune Hultman Rune Hultman ... Dave Anderson (as Sgt. Rune Hultman)
Gary Merrill ... Capt. McIntyre (as Cpl. Garry Merrill)
George Reeves ... Lt. Thompson (as Sgt. George Reeves)
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Pinky Scariano, Allan Ross, and Frankie Davis all join the Army Air Forces with hopes of becoming pilots. In training, they meet and become pals with Bobby Grills and Irving Miller, and the five struggle through the rigid training and grueling tests involved in becoming pilots. Not all of them succeed, and tragedy awaits for some. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Film debut of Martin Ritt. See more »

Connections

Featured in 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) See more »

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You're So Sweet to Remember
Music by David Rose
Lyrics by Leo Robin
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Can I buy this Movie?
30 October 2006 | by nfny40See all my reviews

Has anyone been able to buy this movie? My Uncle "Hutch" was a Real (not Reel) pilot who is seen tossing his wings in the air and then snatching them with his fist as he was awarded his pilot's wings.

He's only on screen a few seconds but my family would love to have the movie. He was killed in a dogfight over Italy, he was only 24 at the time. Do we know the film studio that made it?

Or has anyone seen it at a video store, like Blockbuster? I wish they would make entire catalogs of these old movies available as it is so cheap to make DVD's these days.

Please email me at nfny40@yahoo.com if you know where I can buy a copy. Thank you.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cita en los cielos See more »

Filming Locations:

Camp Pendleton, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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